Children's Life Jackets - Maine

In the state of Maine, children 10 and under are required to wear a U.S. Coast Guard approved life jacket or life vest at all times while on a boat.

State regulations require the life vest should be a TYPE I, II, or III USCG approved life jacket, be in good condition, and fit the child properly.

The U.S. Coast Guard and your boat insurance company will expect you to comply with the Maine state boating safety regulations.