Choosing the Right Life Jacket
All recreational vehicles need to have life jackets. When a boat is moving, Florida law requires anyone under the age of 6 to wear a life jacket.
Life jackets designed for adults do not work for children. If the life jacket is too big, it will ride up around the wearer’s face. If it is too small, it will not keep the person afloat.
The U.S. Coast Guard recommends following these steps so your child is safely in a life jacket: