- This Type V rescue vest features a 1200 lb. tensile strength rescue harness with a quick release buckle and a Spectra® safety loop for emergency extractions.
- Freestyle Tectonics allow the outer front panel to move freely with your upper body as the inner panel stays anchored in place.
- "Flotection" armor plating along the sides of the vest protect your ribs and vitals from impact.
- 500-denier Cordura® nylon with Gaia™ and PE foam flotation makes this a tough, environmentally friendly life jacket.
- The large zippered clamshell front pocket has five compartments for stowing and organizing all your rescue gear.
- Two zippered side cargo pockets give you room to keep those essentials close at hand.
- Handy carabiner park for anchoring your tow tether biner.
- Eight adjustment points ensure a custom fit.
- A storage space behind the front panel gives you room to carry a small throw bag.
- The front lash tab is a convenient place to hook your rescue knife.
- This jacket carries the US Coast Guard Certification, through testing by Underwriters Laboratories (UL).
- Fleece-lined hand warmers are oh so welcome on frosty days.
|US Coast Guard Type:||V|
|Design Flotation:||16.4 lbs.|
|Outer Fabric:||500-denier Cordura®|
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