Lifejackets are the most important piece of safety equipment on recreational vessels. In many situations you are required by law to wear a lifejacket and it must be well maintained. Penalties apply. Maritime Safety Victoria and Water Police will be cracking down this summer.
Check which lifejacket you need to wear
Don't feel like it? Wear a lifejacket or others wear the consequences
Lifejackets for your lifestyle
Modern inflatable lifejacket styles are easy to wear, and they don't get in the way of your favourite boating activities. There are a wide range of slimline styles and colours available.
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Make the right call
A lifejacket buys you time, but you need to be able to raise the alarm if you need to be rescued.