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Best Life Jacket for a Toddler? #174539
11/08/2018 02:05 PM
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Does anybody have any good recommendations for a life jacket brand or model for a 2 year old kiddo?
Thanks in advance!

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Re: Best Life Jacket for a Toddler? [Re: PermaVacation] #174549
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Several factors to consider before making a recommendation.

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Re: Best Life Jacket for a Toddler? [Re: PermaVacation] #174564
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After being US Coast Guard approved, I would go with comfort since they virtually have to wear them all the time.


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Re: Best Life Jacket for a Toddler? [Re: PermaVacation] #174565
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Mustang makes some great kids vests, available at most marine supply stores......This one is a favorite

https://www.mustangsurvival.com/en_...s/lil-legends-100-child-vest-MV3255.html


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Re: Best Life Jacket for a Toddler? [Re: PermaVacation] #174576
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I can't find a link to the one we have for my son. I'll try to find it and post it. It has a harness built in and has been great for us for the past 2 years.


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Re: Best Life Jacket for a Toddler? [Re: mainesailor] #174606
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Originally Posted by mainesailor
Mustang makes some great kids vests, available at most marine supply stores......This one is a favorite

https://www.mustangsurvival.com/en_...s/lil-legends-100-child-vest-MV3255.html


We had a similar one and as Matteo’s mentioned, a harness and grab loops are a must, not only for safety but it made keeping a hand on the kiddo while swimming and off loading.

Make sure to buy a very bright color. Blue life jackets should be illegal.

Re: Best Life Jacket for a Toddler? [Re: PermaVacation] #174643
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This is what we have (might not be the same year so might be ever so slightly different, but its the same brand). Just hard to find a place to buy - I found one site with EU prices.

http://nipperskipper.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/supersafe-150-2-2500-x-2500.jpg

And here's a couple pictures of him wearing it.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/6tayz5xXYZTaUWVr6


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Re: Best Life Jacket for a Toddler? [Re: PermaVacation] #181995
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If you find the best life jacket brand Click Here for the reviews


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