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These vests or full-sleeved jackets are good for calm waters when quick assistance or rescue is likely. They are not recommended for rough waters because they will not turn most unconscious persons face up. Flotation aids are used for water sports, such as water-skiing. Some of these PFDs are designed to inflate when you enter the water.