life vest

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Gilets de flottaison Rider & Confort Compact 50N

Gilet  Rider Compact 50N Ce gilet de flottaison innovant est élégant et léger avec plus de 60 % plus compact que les aides à la flottabilité traditionnelles. Le design ergonomique offre une liberté de mouvement et un confort maximum pendant de longues heures à bord. Un tissu en maille 3D pour qu’il soit respirant pendant les chaudes journées d’été. Une fermeture à point unique facilite l’enfilage et le retrait. Le Rider Compact dispose de la certification de flottaison ISO 12402-5 […]

Milwaukee startup creates life vest for kayakers, triathletes and others who won’t wear bulky preservers

When Pat Hughes completed his first triathlon, he learned of the death of a fellow competitor during the swim portion of the event in Lake Winnebago. Shaken by the tragedy, the University of Wisconsin-Madison senior business major vowed to invent a lightweight, minimalist life vest that would appeal to triathletes, surfers, kayakers, anglers, standup paddle boarders, sailors and anyone else who should, but probably doesn’t, wear a personal flotation device. Several years later, Hughes and his business partner, Mike Fox, developed the Wingman […]

UL student creates new life vest for women

A new water sports product could be out on the market in the next few years — a life vest made especially for women, and it started right here in Lafayette. UL student Kate Brown designed the Comfort Flex Life Vest for her senior industrial design thesis project. »I grew up in Louisiana, » said Brown. « I grew up with water sports. Everyone I know fishes or swims, or does some kind of boating activity. So, I saw a real need to […]

VIKING LIFE SAVING, Helicopter Crew Vest

Helicopter constant-wear life jacket for operations to or from helidecks located in a hostile sea area.  Description 1. Comfortable and lightweight; 2. Multiple adjustment possibilities; 3. Extra padding on back for added comfort and support; 4. Sprayhood; 5. Manually or orally inflated. Specifications – ETSO approved – Buoyancy 180 N – Dimensions: 36 x 60 x 12 cm (packed); 42 x 67 x 16 cm (inflated) – Weight 1.80 kg – Buoyancy chamber: PU-coated nylon. Welded. – CO2 cylinder 38 g […]