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Life jacket question.

Does this type of child's life jacket meet the requirements for boating safety? (In New York state, if that matters.)

http://www.stearnsflotation.com/Kids-Life-Jackets-C26.aspx

 
mama_moonsong

Asked by mama_moonsong at 10:06 AM on Jun. 29, 2011 in General Parenting

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Answers (4)
  • It says boat approved on it if it is.
    lstrickland

    Answer by lstrickland at 11:02 AM on Jun. 30, 2011

  • look up boat sellers in your area and ask them or call the local coast guard they can tell you for sure.....
    cara124

    Answer by cara124 at 11:09 AM on Jun. 29, 2011

  • I don't know - it is an approved life vest, but there are different "grades" so I'm not sure about boating. The puddle jumper is by far the BEST swim/flotation device we've ever used on any of my kids - I love it!!
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 10:49 AM on Jun. 29, 2011

  • I believe they have to have that loop behind their neck. That way you can scoop them out easier. That is what I was told once. But I am no authority on the subject.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 10:31 AM on Jun. 29, 2011

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