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Last Updated: 01/20/2019

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  #1

Body Glove Paddle Pals Learn to Swim Life Jacket - The Safest U.S. Coast Guard Approved Learn-to-Swim Aid

 PartNumber: 18293 CHILD   |   Asin: B01N9N4MCZ

Features

  • PADDLE PALS - Safest Patented U.S. Coast Guard Approved "Learn to Swim" life jacket with attached arm bands for teaching kids to safely learn to swim
  • SAFETY SHOULDER HARNESS - Prevents children from removing the vest without parental help and keeps the vest from sliding off during use
  • SUPERIOR COMFORT - Prevents chafing, made with a durable polyester material and multi panel design for superior comfort
  • FEATURES - Fits Children (30-50 lbs.) adjustable chest strap with quick release rear safety buckle, Approved Type III Child's PFD for recreational boating
  • KIDS LOVE IT - Kids love Paddle Pals, fun unique graphic designs, comfortable fit and feel, safely keeps their heads above water while learning to swim
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Brand: Body Glove   |   Manufacturer: Body Glove

Item Dimensions: 6 x 7 x 11 inches (15.2 x 17.8 x 27.9 cm)   |   

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  #2

Stearns Kids Puddle Jumper Life Jacket

 PartNumber: 300000   |   Asin: B073QR85MM

Keep the young ones safe and having fun with Stearns Puddle Jumper Original Series Kids Coast Guard Approved Type V/III Life Jacket for children. When worn, this can substitute for a type III life jacket. The vest is made from durable nylon fabric shell for durability and PE foam this comfortable life jacket has adjustable buckle and snaps in the back so it's hard for the youngsters to remove while they are wearing it keeping them safer in the water. The comfortable design also allows children to move and swim freely in pools and lakes and at the beach, without the life jacket riding up around their necks. The Kids Puddle Jumper is great for water fun at the lake, pool, beach and is a wonderful learn-to-swim" life jacket. The design gives superior-stability and confidence for children weighing from 30 to 50 lbs. (13.64 to 22.73 kg). With great graphics, this life vest will keep the kids swimming safe and having fun. The fun lasts longer for kids in the water with a Stearns Puddle Jumper Original Life Jacket.

Features

  • Stearns Kid Puddle Jumper Original Series
  • Fun Graphic Design
  • Durable Nylon Fabric Shell for Long Life
  • Floatation: PE Foam
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Brand: Stearns   |   Manufacturer: Coleman - DROPSHIP

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  #3

Onyx Adult Universal Type 2 USCG Approved Life Jacket

Model: 102000-200-004-12   |    Mpn: 102000-200-004-12   |    PartNumber: 102000-200-004-12   |   Asin: B07BZ3RNT3

The U.S. Coast Guard approved Type II Life Vest is designed for inland water near shore, where chances of immediate rescue is likely. It is constructed of heavy-duty nylon, and brightly colored orange fabric for better visibility on the water. The vest is lightweight and easy to store, and has minimal bulk for improved comfort. The product is designed specifically to provide minimum buoyancy and will turn most unconscious persons face up in calm water situations. The adult universal keyhole fits adults 90 lbs. and over (30"-52" chest)

Features

Brand: KENT   |   Manufacturer: Kent Sporting Goods

Package Dimensions: 2 x 9 x 16 inches (5.1 x 22.9 x 40.6 cm)

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  #4

Onyx MoveVent Dynamic Paddle Sports Life Vest

Model: 122200-200-060-14-P   |    Mpn: 122200-200-040-14   |    PartNumber: 122200-200-040-14   |   Asin: B00TB00STI

A vest that conforms to your body like a glove, yet its innovative vented channels help to keep you cool while paddling. Soft, comfortable floation foam - a bubble foam - on inner back for added comfort. SOLAS grade reflective material for visibility. 200 denier nylon ripstop and nylon oxford. M/L and 2XL/3XL sizes.

Features

Brand: Onyx   |   Manufacturer: ONYX

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  #5

Stearns Infant Classic Series Vest

Model: SICBV   |    Mpn: FBA_2000004167   |    PartNumber: FBA_2000004167   |   Asin: B00364AKJ8

A Stearns Infant Classic Series Vest helps protect little swimmers at the beach or on the boat. The US Coast Guard-approved design is specially-fitted for infants under 30 lbs. A rescue handle allows adults to easily move the infant from the water or the boat, and it has one adjustable chest belt, a zipper and an adjustable leg strap for a tight and secure fit. Durable nylon construction and PE flotation foam, along with webbed straps, will allow you to use it season after season.

Features

  • For infants under 30 lbs.
  • Durable nylon construction
  • Secure 1 webbing
  • Open-sided vest
  • Leg strap and grab handle for extra safety and security
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Brand: Stearns   |   Manufacturer: Stearns

Package Dimensions: 5 x 10 x 12 inches (12.7 x 25.4 x 30.5 cm)

First Available: 2010-01-01

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  #6

O'Neill Men's Superlite USCG Life Vest

 PartNumber: 4723-CK3-S-A   |   Asin: B078XXCGJX

O''Neill designs these vests providing the best fit in the industry. O''Neill USCG vests continue to set new standards of expectations for all wake and waterski athletes.

Features

  • USCG Approved Personal Flotation Device; Perfect For Wake Sports, Waterskiing, Tubing, And Swimming
  • Minimal Bulk Design Allows Full Mobility
  • Durable Coated Polyester Shell Creates A Strong Exterior
  • Lightweight Polyethylene Foam Is Soft and Comfortable
  • Our Most Relaxed Fitting Vest, For A Wide Variety Of Body Types
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Brand: O'Neill Wetsuits   |   Manufacturer: O'Neill

Item Dimensions: 3 x 12 x 17 inches (7.6 x 30.5 x 43.2 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 3 x 12 x 17 inches (7.6 x 30.5 x 43.2 cm)

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  #7

Stearns Adult Classic Series Vest

Model: 2001   |    Mpn: FBA_354749   |    PartNumber: FBA_354749   |   Asin: B000H1K2XW

Enjoy a comfortable day on the boat in a Stearns Adult Classic Series Vest. The US Coast Guard-approved PFD is designed with three adjustable chest belts that help make a day on the water a comfortable one. With webbed 1-in. straps, a durable nylon shell and PE foam inside, this life jacket is sure to be on the boat with you season after season. An all-purpose polyester vest for boating, tubing or swimming

Features

  • Sizing: Adult Universal is 30"-52"(76-132), Adult Oversized is 52"-62"(132-157).
  • Nylon construction
  • Three buckle design
  • Size: oversize
  • Oversized: chests 52-62
  • Durable nylon
  • Open-sided design
  • 3-buckle boating vest
  • Coast Guard approved
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Brand: Stearns   |   Manufacturer: Stearns

Package Dimensions: 4.8 x 13.5 x 19 inches (12.2 x 34.3 x 48.3 cm)

First Available: 2007-11-15

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  #8

Onyx General Purpose Boating Vest

 PartNumber: 784002   |   Asin: B07D11Z1KT

Provides comfort and safety for all types of water activities. 200 denier nylon and 150 denier poly. Adult General Purporse Vest ? Universal and oversized sizes.? Open-sided styling.? Large armholes.

Features

  • Onyx Vest Child Red
  • Onyx General Purpose Vest
  • Infant General Purpose Vest ? Provides a leg strap, pop up pillow, and grab strap for quick recovery.? Fits Infants less than 50 lbs.? Type II.
  • Child General Purpose Vest ? Features a leg strap for added safety.? Fits 30-50 lb. children.? Type III.
  • Youth General Purpose Vest ? Fits 50-90 lb. youth.? Type III.
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Brand: Onyx   |   Manufacturer: ONYX

Item Dimensions: 2.25 x 12 x 16 inches (5.7 x 30.5 x 40.6 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 2.25 x 12 x 16 inches (5.7 x 30.5 x 40.6 cm)

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  #9

Onyx M-16 Belt Pack Manual Inflatable Life Jacket (PFD)

Model: 130900-701-004-16   |    Mpn: 130900-701-004-16   |    Ean: 0788581251393   |    PartNumber: 130900-701-004-16   |   Asin: B013RLI9XS

Onyx outdoor recreation products provide reliable, dependable, and trustworthy gear you are looking for to keep you outdoors longer and will allow you to experience nature on your terms.

Features

  • Extremely low profile
  • 1 buckle and body belt
  • D-ring attachment for small accessories
  • 200 denier nylon oxford protective cover
  • Approved for persons 16 years of age and older; and over 80 lbs. - Type V with Type III performance.The oral inflation tube can be used to provide additional buoyancy up to 26.5 lbs
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Brand: Onyx   |   Manufacturer: Onyx

Item Dimensions: 3 x 8 x 11 inches (7.6 x 20.3 x 27.9 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 1.6 x 5.2 x 12 inches (4.1 x 13.2 x 30.5 cm)

First Available: 2015-10-28

Amazon Price: $49.95 | as of 01/20/2019(10:15am pst)
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List Price: $75.45

Warranty: 30 Day

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  #10

Stohlquist Toddler Life Jacket Coast Guard Approved Life Vest for Infants

 PartNumber: 5223   |   Asin: B076F15KY5

Unique wrap-around flotation turns a child face up. Dual support collars cradle the head. Front zipper entry and adjustable crotch strap secures the jacket in place.

Features

  • 200D Nylon outer shell. 200D Nylon liner. Quick-release buckle over entry zipper for added security.
  • Adjustable crotch strap. Convenient grab handle. Infant: Type II PFD with sea level buoyancy of 7 lbs., 6oz..
  • U.S. Coast Guard Approved. Transport Canada Approved Weight: 20-31 lbs.. Imported.
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Brand: Stohlquist Waterware   |   Manufacturer: Stohlquist

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  #11

NRS Chinook Fishing PFD

Model: NRS   |    Mpn: 40009-02-105 - Parent   |    PartNumber: 40009-02-105 - Parent   |   Asin: B07C1XKGYY

NRS Chinook Fishing Lifejacket - The NRS Chinook PFD is designed with anglers in mind. With multiple pockets for your tackle, attachment points for your tools and an integrated rod holder, it makes you more effective on the water. Kayak anglers attest, no other life jacket can match the comfort and utility the Chinook delivers.

Features

  • 200 denier urethane-coated ripstop nylon and mesh lower back
  • Type III - medium profile, 16.5 lbs design flotation
  • Front zip entry, 7 various sized pockets, 8 adjustment points
  • Coil tool retractor, rod holder loops, net attachment D-ring
  • Strobe holder loop, Multiple D-rings and attachment loops
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Brand: NRS   |   Manufacturer: NRS

Item Dimensions: 6 x 21 x 24 inches (15.2 x 53.3 x 61.0 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 6 x 21 x 24 inches (15.2 x 53.3 x 61.0 cm)

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  #12

Stearns Puddle Jumper Deluxe Child Life Jacket, Turtle

Model: 2000019604   |    Mpn: 4003941   |    Ean: 0044411013877   |    PartNumber: 4003941   |   Asin: B0032G3AS8

Featuring a colorful, kid-friendly design, the Stearns Puddle Jumper Deluxe Child Life Jacket is a great way to help children play safely and have fun in the water. Specially fitted for children weighing between 30 and 50 pounds, this premium life jacket for kids is made from soft woven polyester for less chafing and features a comfortable design that offers kids more freedom to swim and play. Great for helping beginners learn how to swim, this child life vest has an adjustable buckle on the back that makes it easy to get your little one in and out of the life jacket and helps ensure a secure fit for fun in the water. This child life jacket is US Coast Guard approved.

Features

  • US Coast Guard-approved Type V/III life jacket for kids
  • Premium soft woven polyester construction for all-day comfort
  • Colorful, kid-friendly design
  • Adjustable buckle at the back offers a secure fit
  • Designed for children weighing 30 to 50 pounds
  • Certified for use on boats
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Brand: CWB   |   Manufacturer: Coleman

Item Dimensions: 2.17 x 2.26 x 4.33 inches (5.5 x 5.7 x 11.0 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 6 x 11 x 17.5 inches (15.2 x 27.9 x 44.5 cm)

Amazon Price: $16.95 | as of 01/20/2019(10:15am pst)
Availibility: Usually ships in 24 hours
List Price: $24.99 | Used Price: $17.81

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  #13

Yoko Unisex Premium Hi-Vis Waistcoat Vest/Jacket

Asin: B07CM3L7LX

Conforms to EN471 Class 2 in Hi-Vis Yellow and Orange. 100% polyester fabric with touch fastening. 50mm width reflective tape around the body and each shoulder. Also available in Childrens, code HVW100CH. *Small and 4XL only available in Hi-Vis Yellow and Orange. Fabric: See Bullets. S (36-38: To Fit (ins)). M (40-42: To Fit (ins)). L (44-46: To Fit (ins)). XL (48-50: To Fit (ins)). 2XL (52-54: To Fit (ins)). 3XL (56-58: To Fit (ins)). 4XL (60-62: To Fit (ins)).

Yoko International - a comprehensive range of great value, high visibility, safety garments

Features

  • Conforms to EN471 Class 2 in Hi-Vis Yellow and Orange.
  • 100% polyester fabric with touch fastening.
  • 50mm width reflective tape around the body and each shoulder.
  • Also available in Childrens, code HVW100CH.
  • *Small and 4XL only available in Hi-Vis Yellow and Orange.
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Brand: Yoko

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  4. Stohlquist Toddler Life Jacket Coast Guard Approved Life Vest for Infants
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  5. Stearns Kids Puddle Jumper Life Jacket
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