Re: The Mae West PFD

Posted by Terry Mcadams on Jun 8, 2004

There was much discussion of PFDs on this forum a year or two back. Someone, Lee G probably, drove home the point that you need a passive PFD that will function as soon as you're wet. Very cold water can be debilitating and even a momentary lapse of concentration or conciousness caused by a whacking branch or bumping your head on a bridge support could be enough to drown you.

Personally, I'd rather know I was safe than have to hope I was lucky.

happy paddlin' y'all


In Response to: The Mae West PFD by Kurt Maurer on Jun 8, 2004