Originally Posted by Boats&Outboards
I had that dilemma with my 2 - now 9 & 10 and tall - good swimmers, but when to move from foam??? both now (just) fit adult autos
- crotch strap v. important. got Seagos - do thr job, comfy & well priced. Bear in mind we are inshore / coastal, not Atlantic crossers!
That said, it is a big jump in both your confidence as a helm and your view of your children's stamina / sense / ability to go from no risk foam to an inflatable jacket.
Still, they survived the Round the Iow!!!