Pfds on a boat must be readily accessible. which storage method best meets this requirement? pfds are stored in a locked, water-tight compartment at the bow. pfds are sealed in their original plastic bags. pfds are kept where they can be grabbed quickly by anyone on board. pfds are secured in a locker with the dock lines and other gear.
Answer: The correct answer is PFDs are kept where they can be grabbed quickly by anyone on board. Personal Flotation Devices should be chosen according to passengers’ chest size and weight. The passengers should have their PFDs fitted and be informed where the PFDs are stored. It should be stored where it can be grabbed immediately. The passengers must know that PFDs should be discarded when their strap is torn.