Originally Posted by David M
.... Were it me I would be out there in yellow or fluorescent orange....
And you probably wouldn't get many whales either.
Virtually everyone who has been fortunate enough to spend time with Eskimo hunters has come away impressed with their profound understanding of their environment
, and their ability to survive there. If they say they need white...then they need white!
Originally Posted by IceDog
I know that I would much prefer a high visibility color myself. The photo
below shows our search and rescue
team training on the Antarctic peninsula. Imagine trying to find a victim in a white float coat in that water...
When your boat capsizes, the white PFD
you are actually wearing is infinately superior to the orange one you are not wearing because it isn't appropriate to your activity. One could say the same thing about the camo PFDs used by duck hunters.