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July 22, 2010

Free Shipping on Inflatable PFDs*

Our most popular inflatable PFDs are now shipped to you FREE*.

Inflatable Life Vests, Jackets (PFDs)

Inflatable PFDs come with a number of features that help tailor the vests design to the end-user. The primary choices to be made are between the manual or automatic / manual inflation system. Automatic / Manual inflation systems work when the PFD is submerged in water (not spray) and they also use the manual pull cord as a backup to inflate the PFD in situations where you want it already inflated before getting into the water. A Manual only system is useful for water sports like kayaking or canoeing where you might get wet, but do not want the PFD to fill on its own. The downside to a manual only system is that it will not inflate unless you pull the cord. All inflatables come with some sort of oral inflation tube that will supplement the manual or automatic / manual system.

Inflatable PFDs are also available with or without a harness system. If you are in an enviroment where you might be washed off a boat, as in cruising offshore, you will want a harness so that you may secure yourself to the boat.

One size fits all – well almost. You will need to be 16 and a minimum of 80 pounds to wear an inflatable PFD. The Coast Guard also takes the position that non-swimmers should not wear this type of PFD.

Guide to Inflatable Lifejackets and Vests – PFDs.

* May not be combined with any other codes or promotions. Inflatable PFDs are shipped ground to the lower 48 States. Applies to most of our popular inflatable PFDs, but not all.

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