Industry Leading Universal PFD for Swift Water Rescue:
The Universal Swift Water Rescue Vest is a High Buoyancy 25 lbs (11.34 kg) US Coast Guard (USCG) Approved Type V SAR Personal Floatation Device (PFD) The Universal Swift Water Rescue Vest was developed with ongoing feedback from the Water Rescue Community and was Designed-Specifically to meet the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needs of Rescue Professionals facing the Challenges of Swift Water. With an Easy-to-Adjust Donning System and Layered Flotation Foam, this Vest provides a Comfortable-and-Secure Fit, which Improves Operational Performance both In-and-Out of the Water.
The findings of the On-Water Visibility Study, Scientifically conducted in 2011 by Mustang Survival, show Fluorescent Green as the Most-Conspicuous-Color for a Floating Target . As a result of In-Water Real-World Testing, the Black, Fluorescent Yellow-Green, Solas Tape Color Blocking as Depicted on the Universal Swift Water Rescue Vest provided Excellent-Appearance and allowed the user to be seen throughout a Wide Range of Light Levels in Clear-and-Muddy Water Environments. The Extreme Color Gradients coupled with the High Reflectivity of over 62 sq. in. (400 sq. cm.) of Solas Tape make the Vest one of the most Visible Rescue Vests available today.
The Universal Swift Water Rescue Vest comes equipped with a Drag Handle and has Quick Donning with 7 Adjustment Tabs to create a Customized Fit for users with Chest Sizes from 30"-52" (76.2-132.1 cm). Vest also has Molle Webbing on Shoulders and Back, a Velcro Panel on Back for Attaching ID Patches and two Large Self Draining Pockets provide Ample Storage Options. Pockets are equipped with Webbing Loops for attachment of Accessory Items. There is also an External D-Ring for Accessory attachment for something you need at hand. The Vests has a Durable Harness with 2" (5 cm) Webbing tested to 730 lb (331 kg) requirements after Accelerated Weathering, and Squeeze-Style" Quick-Release Buckles for Adjusting the Harness. The Vests Shell is made from Durable 500-Denier cordura with High Visibility Accents and uses Foam for Floatation. Vest is covered by a 12 month limited warranty.