NRS cVest Mesh Back PFD

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Featuring multiple pockets and numerous attachment points, the NRS cVest PFD is a life jacket purpose-built for sea kayakers.
  • The NRS cVest is a Type III, medium profile life jacket with 16.0 pounds of flotation.
  • Designed specifically for touring, the high-back flotation accommodates most sea kayaking seats and the mesh lower back adds welcome ventilation during long days on the water.
  • Two lash tabs and numerous d-rings offer endless opportunities for attaching a rescue knife, strobe, whistle and other accessories.
  • Reflective patches on the upper back are also attachment loops.
  • Two large zippered pockets and two small, dual-entry clamshell pockets provide multiple storage options.
  • Six adjustment points for a customizable fit and front-entry zipper for easily slipping the jacket on and off.
  • 400 denier ripstop nylon fabric resists tears and abrasion.
  • 3M reflective accents throughout the jacket for added visibility in low-light conditions.
  • The cVest carries the US Coast Guard Certification through testing by Underwriters Laboratories (UL).


Weight: 1.9 lbs.
  • Mesh-Back Life Jackets
  • Front-Zip Life Jackets
US Coast Guard Type: III
Profile: Medium
Design Flotation: 16.0 lbs.
Outer Fabric: 400-denier ripstop nylon
Entry System: Front zip
  • 4 - Front
Lash Tabs:
  • 2 - Front
Adjustment System:
  • 4 - Side
  • 2 - Shoulder
  • 3M Reflective Accents
  • Numerous d-rings to attach accessories
  • 2 Lash tabs for a knife and strobe
  • Two strobe attachment loops on upper back
  • 3 1/2"W x 7"L x 1 1/2"D VHF radio pockets
  • US Coast Guard Certification