You don't want to be on the water without one. The Honda Marine lifejacket, by Hutchwilco, is a sled
The Hutchwilco Super Comfort Manual Inflatable Life jacket is awesome for all types of boating. Simple activation using a pull cord.
The Jacket can be worn by most adults as it has a reasonable amount of adjustment. It is also certified by Maritime New Zealand, Yachting New Zealand and the Civil Aviation Authority. These jackets allow high mobility while wearing them and are easy to put on and use. This jacket won't inflate until you pull the cord. Once used the canisters can be easily replaced and the jacket reused.
Size (Chest): 55-140cm
Weight: 40kg minimum
Front buckle/clasp system
Colour: Navy Blue
Australian Safety Standard: AS4758.1
Product code: HMLIFEJACKET
RRP: $136.41 including GST
(Refills available - Product code: HMLIFEJACKETGAS RRP: $36.59)