measurement wise i fit into a xs-s PFD. weight wise i was told i should be in a larger PFD. I still have to cinch in the straps on the size i have. If i get to big it will lift up over my head. a bit confusing. Not safe if it it rides up. The size i have still floats me. So am i ok then?
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Posted by: mintjulep on Aug-07-13 4:27 PM (EST)
Essentially ALL Type III PFDs have the same amount of flotation - the minimum required by CG regs. 15.5 pounds.
if it floats you|
Posted by: RavenWing on Aug-07-13 4:52 PM (EST)
and stays on during rescues, and doesn't float off during roll sessions, then you have achieved pfd nirvana.
Thanks ....But another question|
Posted by: thirstyturtle on Aug-07-13 6:20 PM (EST)
does anyone know what UK flotation standards are?
Posted by: mrmannerz on Aug-07-13 7:24 PM (EST)
ask them (link)|
Posted by: RavenWing on Aug-07-13 7:27 PM (EST)