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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 16.5 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).
video: NRS cVest PFD

NRS cVest PFD (1:15)

Outfitted to meet the needs of sea kayakers, the NRS cVest PFD combines safety with convenience and comfort. Paddlers-cut design allows for optimal range of motion. By concentrating the back flotation high, the cVest accommodates most high-back kayaking seats while the mesh lower adds welcome ventilation. The 400 denier nylon fabric construction ensures durability through seasons of wear and tear. A combination of soft and pliable plush fit foam and thin sheets of a lightweight foam delivers unmatched flexibility and enhanced comfort. Six adjustment points offer a customizable fit and front-entry zipper makes it easy to slip the jacket on and off. With two large zippered pockets, two small, dual-entry clamshell pockets, two lash tabs and numerous d-rings, the cVest offers endless storage and opportunities for attaching a rescue knife, strobe, whistle and other accessories.

video: How To: Choose the Right Life Jacket

How To: Choose the Right Life Jacket (4:31)

Choosing a good-fitting life jacket that's designed for the type of boating you do is important for your safety. Whether you are kayaking, rafting, canoeing, fishing or stand up paddling, there's a US Coast Guard-approved PFD that's just right for you. In this video, we go over the types of life jackets most commonly worn by boaters and offer tips for choosing one you'll be comfortable wearing all the time you're on the water.

video: How to Adjust a PFD

How to Adjust a PFD (0:28)

To be certain it functions properly in an emergency, it is essential to adjust your life jacket before getting on the water. A well-adjusted PFD will also be more comfortable to wear when rafting, kayaking, canoeing or stand up paddling. Every NRS life jacket features adjustable straps that allow you to achieve a secure and comfortable fit. In this video, we show you how to fit your PFD, adjust the straps and test the life jacket to make sure it is secure for safe boating.

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Specs

Weight:1.9 lbs.
US Coast Guard Type:III
Profile:Medium
Design Flotation:16.5 lbs.
Outer Fabric:400-denier ripstop nylon
Entry System:Front zip
Pockets:
  • 4 - Front
Lash Tabs:
  • 2 - Front
Adjustment System:
  • 4 - Side
  • 2 - Shoulder
Features:
  • 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

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Sizing

SizeChest
XS/M30"-42"
L/XL42"-52"
XL/XXL50"-56"

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