How to Use a Life Jacket?

Answer According to U.S. Coast Guard statistics, more than 700 people died in boating accidents in 2006. Approximately 87 percent of them were not wearing life jackets. The North American Safe Boating Cou... Read More »

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Who invented the life jacket?

Norwegian fishermen have been using wooden blocks as flotation devices for generations. But it's believed the first life jacket was designed by Captain Ward, an inspector for the UK's Royal Nationa... Read More »

What is a life jacket?

jacket made of buoyant material: a sleeveless jacket made of light material or filled with air, used to keep somebody afloat in water -Lucille Ball1Fan

How to Choose a Life Jacket for Your Pet?

Dog PFDsThe truth is that not all dogs can swim. And not all those that can swim are great swimmers. Additionally, water or weather conditions can cause problems even for a pet that is typically a ... Read More »

Instructions on Donning a Life Jacket?

Life jackets are an integral component of water sports safety. The U.S. Coast Guard requires recreational boaters to have one PFD -- personal flotation device -- for every person on board, and chil... Read More »