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Your child should be intimately familiar with how to manual inflate the PFD using the oral inflation tube, in case the CO2 cartridge fails to inflate the vest.

Testing a Deckvest Made for Children

Fit and familiarity when inflated is essential to ensuring proper operation of new Cento.

Foam life jackets can be hot and cumbersome on a long passage—especially if you’re a kid and like to move around a lot. With Spinlock’s debut of the Deckvest Cento Junior auto-inflatable PFD with a harness, sailing youth—and petite adults—now have an alternative to those bulky foam PFDs.

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