Children's Life Jackets - Rhode Island

In the state of Rhode Island, children 13 years of age and under are required to wear a U.S. Coast Guard approved life jacket or life vest when on a boat less than 65 feet in length,which is underway.

The life vest or life jacket should always be in good condition and fit the child properly.

Your boat insurance company and the USCG will expect you to comply with the Rhode Island state boating safety regulations.