Swimming with or without a life vest at sea. What do you think will happen?
ENDING UP IN THE WATER ON THE OPEN SEA, WITHOUT A LIFE VEST, CAN CAUSE YOU TO GET INTO A REAL PANIC
In the training pool at STC-KNRM, Ben jumps into the water. The aim is to find out whether wearing a life vest in open water makes a difference or not. "Especially in summer, many people don't wear a life vest on a boat or ship. They don't expect to find themselves in an emergency situation. We rescue more people from the water on an average day than in bad weather."
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