Stearns Safety & Survival 1189 User Manual
Stearns Safety & Survival Boats
DO NOT REMOVE PRIOR TO SALE!
I. APPROVAL CONDITIONS and CARRIAGE REQUIREMENTS
Inflatable PFD Model No. 1189 is approved by the U.S. Coast Guard
for use as Type III Personal Flotation Device (PFD) and Model No.
1193 is approved as Type V Personal Flotation Device (PFD) with Type
III performance because the harness with it can cause injury if not
Inflatable PFD’s are not approved for water skiing or other high impact,
high-speed activities. This inflatable was designed to be more
comfortable and less restrictive to wear than inherently buoyant PFDs.
When worn, used and serviced according to this owner’s manual, this
PFD can greatly increase your chances of survival in the water. Not
recommended for non-swimmers or weak swimmers. Users of
inflatable PFDs must be at least 16 years old.
PLEASE SEE IMPORTANT SIZING, FIT AND USE INFORMATION FOR
SAILING HARNESS ON PAGES 3 AND 4. FAILURE TO FOLLOW
THESE INSTRUCTIONS COULD RESULT IN INJURY OR DEATH.
Model 1193 w/harness