Research and analysis

Keeping safe at the coast: lifejacket wear - behavioural change

A 2009 report from a joint MCA and RNLI project, which aimed to identify the reasons why people don't wear lifejackets.



This detailed report by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) looks into:

  • why people don’t wear lifejackets or buoyancy aids
  • how the safety of recreational maritime users can be improved