Yup, that's what I do, just jump in.
Posted by: suntan on Jan-10-13 9:41 PM (EST)
I wear a 3mm Farmer John with a 2mm neo jacket. I can function in icy water for a few minutes. The hardest parts are the beginning and the end. I use extra long safety lines which I grab soon as I hit the water, then head for a place to stand. Pull the boat in and take it from there.