Who invented the life jacket?

Answer 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 »

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Who invented the first inflatable life jacket?

The first inflatable life jacket was invented by Peter Markus in 1928. Andrew Toti also claimed the invention, but the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office shows Markus' as the registered inventor with... Read More »

How to Use a Life Jacket?

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 »

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 »