A buoyancy lifejacket reduces the risk of drowning, but it doesn’t guarantee your life will be saved.
Everybody who has ever gone sailing knows the unpleasant feeling of having wet feet in their shoes or boots. In addition to not being very pleasant this can also pose problems in terms of keeping your balance. Wet feet tend to slip inside shoes or boots. Here are a few useful tips to keep your feet dry while you’re sailing.
Do not confuse a life jacket with a buoyancy vest. The latter only helps with buoyancy and requires the user to be able to swim, while life jackets allow an individual to be turned over onto their back, so they can breathe if found unconscious.