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Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) and Life Jackets BOATsmart! Knowledgebase
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Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) and Life Jackets

PFD

Stages of Hypothermia and Cold Water Survival

Hypothermia If suffering a person is suffering from hypothermia, their core body temperature will drop below normal levels. This results in weakened muscular functions, reduced co-ordination and slow ...

Running Aground Emergencies

Running Aground If your boat has run aground, follow the steps below: Step 1) Determine whether passengers and the vessel are in danger. Step 2) Immediately shift the motor to neutral. Step 3) Visuall...

Hypothermia and Cold Water Immersion

Hypothermia Hypothermia is a drop in core body temperature, caused by prolonged exposure to abnormally low temperatures, such as immersion into cold water. Hypothermia can be caused by: Immersion in c...

Collisions and Abandoning Ship

Collisions If your boat has been involved in a collision, perform the following: Step 1) Ensure that everyone is wearing a life jacket or PFD. Step 2) Visually and/or verbally confirm that all passen...

Using a Pre-departure Checklist

Pre-Departure Checklist Completing a Pre-Departure Checklist before getting underway is an excellent way to avoid unsuitable operating conditions and reduce the risk of a breakdown. You should always ...

Maintaining Life Jackets and PFDs

Serviceable Life Jackets and Personal Flotation Devices For your life jacket to be ‘serviceable’ it must meet the following requirements: It must be Coast Guard-approved. It must be free of tears...

Life Jackets and PFDs

Life Jacket Laws Always have the right safety equipment onboard your boat. It’s one of the most important things you can do for boating safety and it’s the law. Federal law requires that all boats...

Arizona’s Life Jacket and Boat Equipment Laws

According to Arizona’s life jackert laws, all boat types, except sailboards, are required to carry one, Coast Guard-approved, wearable life jacket in good and serviceable condition for each pers...

Oklahoma’s Life Jacket and Boat Equipment Laws

According to Oklahoma’s life jacket laws, all boat types are required to carry one, Coast Guard-approved, wearable life jacket in good and serviceable condition for each person on board. Childre...