Of course you should wear a life jacket, but it’s not as simple as just saying “always.”
Mario Vittone, Soundings and PassageMaker contributor, and Safety and Rescue at Sea instructor, goes over how to pack your life jacket to survive falling overboard.
Mike Diaz, a kayak fisherman, describes spending 17 hours treading water and fighting the tides of Long Island Sound after his kayak capsized in October of 2017. Diaz credits his life jacket with his survival.
Mario Vittone's latest post on his Soundings Magazine Lifelines blog