Which Wearable PFD Type is Right For You?
| Type I
|Inherent and Inflatable Type PFD's|| Off-Shore
Open or Rough Waters
| Best for all waters
Will turn most unconscious wearers face up
Highly visible coloring
|Inherently Buoyant Type II PFD's||Inland waters or calm waters where fast rescue is likely||Comfortable|
|Inflatable Type II PFD's||Also suitable for open or rough waters||Will turn most unconscious wearers face up|
| Type III
|Inherent and Inflatable Type PFD's||Inland waters or calm waters where fast rescue is likely.|| Generally the most comfort for continuous wear
Many styles available.
| Type V
|Inherent and Inflatable Type PFD's||Special use - see PFD label||Designed for specific activities|