Ascend™ Deluxe Paddling Life Jacket for Men
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- Ultra lightweight paddling life vest designed for use with today's high performance kayaks
- High back flotation — fits above most seat backs, out of the way
- Cross-chest cinch harness adjustment eliminates ride-up
- Eight points of adjustment for custom comfort
- Neoprene padded back lower waistband
- Mesh shoulders and open side design for ventilation
- Durable 400 x 200D ripstop nylon outer shell with comfortable 210D oxford lining
- Bellows pockets with drainage
- Super soft PVC foam - 16 lbs. 12 oz. of buoyancy
An ultra lightweight paddling life jacket designed for today's high performance kayaks, the Ascend Deluxe Paddling Life Jacket wears comfortably and stays out of the way. Great for demanding kayakers, the Deluxe Paddling Life Jacket features a low profile design in the front and high back flotation in the rear that fits above the seat backs found on most recreational, touring, and sit-on-top kayaks. Eight points of adjustment ensure a comfortable, custom fit for you, while the cross-chest cinch harness adjustment ensures the vest does not ride up while you are paddling. With its open sides and mesh shoulders, the Deluxe Paddling Life Jacket delivers a wonderful range of motion and ventilation. Life Jacket surrounds super soft PVC foam flotation with a durable 400 x 200D ripstop nylon outer shell and comfortable 210D oxford lining. Bellows pockets with drainage. 16 lbs. 12 oz. of buoyancy. USCG Approved/Type III. Imported.
Be SAFE and be LEGAL by wearing a PFD at all times.
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 6
Rated 4 out of 5 Ascent PFD
I was looking for a lightweight, comfortable, easy-on, easy-off PFD for canoeing.
The Ascent provided all of these features.
As in all things new, this PFD was somewhat stiff and cumbersome to put on. With use, the stiffness has relaxed.
My only criticisim is the front closure; which is a large zipper. I found this a challenge to get started, especially with cold, wet fingers. Some zipper lube helped this. Perhaps two cross straps with buckles might have improved the design.
All things considered-I am pleased with the Ascent PFD and look forward to many years of safe paddling.
June 18, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bigj3230 Life vest
The vest is very comfortable wore it most of the day and it did not interfere with my paddling.
April 17, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by SpikexPhil Good vest.
I got this PFD on sale, for the money its an awesome PFD. Very comfortable for paddling and plenty of straps for adjustment. Good all around quality for the price I paid.
March 14, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Bohunter21 Looks and fits great
Haven't had an opportunity to use it yet (not exactly kayak weather up here in the north) but I am confident this vest will be very comfortable and that is what I was after. Probably should be a 5 star rating but without use its hard to tell, looks like a great product.
January 8, 2013
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