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Astral Greenjacket PFD

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Type V: The Astral Greenjacket rescue PFD sets the standard for whitewater pros. It combines full rescue capabilities with the comfort, protection and style of today's best low-profile life jackets.
  • Freestyle Tectonics allow the outer front panel to move freely with your upper body as the inner panel stays anchored in place.
  • 500 denier Cordura® nylon and Gaia™ foam makes this a tough, environmentally friendly life jacket.
  • A large front pocket lets you store those slightly larger items or can be used for a small throw bag.
  • Two zippered pockets gives you room to keep those essentials close at hand.
  • A small pocket by the logo is perfect for carrying a folding knife.
  • Flotection is Astral's name for the armor plating along the sides of the vest that protect your ribs and vitals from impact
  • A 1200 lb tensile strength rescue harness with a quick release buckle and a Spectra® safety loop for emergency extractions round out the safety features on this vest.
  • The front lash tab is a convenient place to hook your rescue knife.

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US Coast Guard Type: V
Profile: Low
Design Flotation: minimum 15.5 lbs.
Outer Fabric: 500-denier Cordura®
Lining: 200-denier nylon
Entry System: Pullover
Pockets:
  • 1 - Front
  • 2 - Side
Lash Tabs:
  • 1 - Front
Adjustment System:
  • 2 - Front
  • 4 - Side
  • 2 - Waist
Features:
  • Tow harness
  • Spectra® extraction loop
  • Rope-ready storage pocket
Size Chest Size
S/M 31"-37"
M/L 38"-44"
L/XL 45"-51"

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