What is the difference between a lifejacket and a PFD (Personal Floatation Device)?

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What is the difference between a lifejacket and a PFD (Personal Floatation Device)?

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A lifejacket holds the person wearing it upright. It turns the person over from face-down to face-up. A PFD will keep a person floating, but not necessarily face-up. A PFD is lighter and less bulky than a lifejacket. PFDs keep people warmer in the water because the floatation device is evenly distributed around the body.

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