Statistics have shown that 82% of those who drowned in boating incidents were not wearing PFDs and they might have lived if they had been wearing their PFDs.
Do you know the difference between a PFD and Lifejacket? There is a difference between lifejackets and PFDs and how they will fit you. It is important to weigh the characteristics of each to decide which is better suited to your specific on-the-water activity and needs. Try on different styles and suggest what water-related activities each style would be good for.