Minimize Risk by Wearing PFDs
Approximately 70% of all boating fatalities are drownings, and most of those fatalities could have been avoided. Ninety percent of drowning victims are not wearing a PFD—drownings are rare when boaters are wearing an appropriate PFD. One of the most important things you can do to make boating safe and enjoyable is not only to carry enough PFDs for everyone on board but also to have everyone wear them!
The requirements for PFDs on the following pages are both important and the law.