Safety

Type I Life Jacket

Type1 Life JacketsRecommended for use in offshore or rough waters where rescue may be delayed; will turn an unconscious person over onto their back; available as inflatable or inherently buoyant personal floatation device; offers 22 lbs and 34 lbs of buoyancy.

Type II Life Jacket

Type 2 Life JacketsClassic life jacket recommended for near shore boating activities where there is a chance of a quick rescue; many designs and styles available for both children and adults; available as an inflatable, inherently buoyant, or hybrid
personal floatation device; offers 7, 11, and 15.5 lbs of buoyancy.

Type III Life Jacket

Type 3 - Life JacketsFloatation aid that is comfortable to wear and comes in many styles suitable for varied boating activities for both children and adults; for use in calm waters in an area with a good chance of fast rescue; available as an inflatable, inherently buoyant, or hybrid floatation device; offers 9,10, 11, 15.5 and 22.5 lbs of inherent buoyancy.

Type IV Life Jacket

Type 4 Life JacketsA throwable PDF required on boats 16’ feet or longer; available in cushion or life ring style; offers 16.5, 20, 32 lbs of inherent buoyancy.