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Type V PFD

These vests, deck suits, hybrid PFDs, and others are designed for specific activities, such as windsurfing, kayaking, or water-skiing. Some special-use PFDs are designed to inflate when you enter the water. To be acceptable, special-use PFDs must be worn and used in accordance with their label.