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Old 22 December 2009, 07:56   #11
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Originally Posted by Aging Youth View Post
I think some of you are missing the point.
I don't think I'm missing the point. There's no one size fits all rule here, like in a lot of things. I wanted a dry suit and a lifejacket...I chose Crewsaver as a brand and rang them for advice. I told them size, shape, weight, boat and cruising waters. They advised 150N. They're in the business, I respect their opinion

Different people, different scenarios, sometimes different solutions...

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Old 22 December 2009, 12:16   #12
Country: UK - England
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I use a Tornado drysuit and a crewsaver 275 life jacket along with sprayhood and carry a McMudo max PLB on my belt I feel you need that kit if you go over board.
If you have improved floatation then you can worry about getting back on board when you get rescued.

I also wear a Geko helmet

In the summer I dont use the dry suit

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