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Onyx M-16 Manual Inflatable Belt Pack (PFD) - Grey [130900-701-004-19]

SKU: 73382

M-16 Manual Inflatable Belt Pack (PFD) - GreyThe Onyx M-16 Manual Inflatable Belt Pack is a low-profile PFD that will keep you safe on the water without compromising movement. Features: Extremely...

Onyx M-16 Manual Inflatable Belt Pack (PFD) - Grey [130900-701-004-19]

SKU: 73382
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Kent Type 1 Commercial Adult Life Jacket - Vest Style - Universal [100400-200-004-16]

SKU: 60378

Type 1 Commercial Adult Life Jacket - Vest Style - UniversalKent Adult Universal Jacket Style Life JacketFeatures: Designed for extended survival in rough waters where rescue may be slow in...

Kent Adult Type II Life Jacket [102000-200-004-12]

SKU: 49309

Adult Type II Life JacketFeatures: Designed specifically to provide minimum buoyancy Turns most unconcious wearers heads up Great to have onboard for compliance Minimum 15.5 lbs of buoyancy Specifications: Color:...

Kent Adult Type II Life Jacket [102000-200-004-12]

SKU: 49309
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Kent Ring Buoy - 24" - Orange [152200-200-024-13]

SKU: 73408

Ring Buoy - 24"Features: Orange buoy with reflective tape For use on board commercial vessels, offshore, and yachts USCG approved Molded from high impact linear low density polyethylene for extreme...

Kent Ring Buoy - 24" - Orange [152200-200-024-13]

SKU: 73408
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Onyx A-33 In-Sight Re-Arm Kit [136200-701-999-13]

SKU: 54497

A-33 In-Sight Rearming KitThis re-arm kit fits Onyx A-33 Automatic In-Sight Inflatable Life JacketsIn the Box: 33 gram CO2 cylinder with Halkey-Roberts bayonet assembly Water soluble bobbin Specifications: Inflatable: Yes...

Onyx A-33 In-Sight Re-Arm Kit [136200-701-999-13]

SKU: 54497
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Onyx Nylon General Purpose Life Jacket - Adult Oversize - Blue [103000-500-005-12]

SKU: 73395

Nylon General Purpose Life Jacket - Adult Oversize - Blue The Onyx Adult Oversize Nylon General Purpose Life Jacket is constructed of durable nylon and poly-twill straps. All sizes include large...

Onyx Re-Arm Kit f/M-24 In-Sight Manual Inflatable Life Jackets [135400-701-999-12]

SKU: 41870

Re-Arm Kit for M-24 In-Sight Manual Inflatable Life JacketsThis re-arm kit fits Onyx M-24 Manual Inflatable Life Jackets.In the Box:24-gram CO2 cylinder with bayonet Specifications: Inflatable: No Box Dimensions: 2"H...

Onyx Re-Arm Kit f/M-24 In-Sight Manual Inflatable Life Jackets [135400-701-999-12]

SKU: 41870
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Onyx A/M-24 Automatic/Manual Inflatable PFD Life Jacket - Blue [132000-500-004-15]

SKU: 54501

A/M-24 Automatic/Manual Inflatable PFD Life Jacket - BlueThe Onyx A/M 24 Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Jacket converts from automatic/manual to manual-only inflation. Features: Automatic activation with a manual backup (pull-cord and oral...

Onyx A/M-24 Automatic/Manual Inflatable PFD Life Jacket - Blue [132000-500-004-15]

SKU: 54501
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Onyx A/M-24 Series All Clear Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Jacket - Black/Red - Adult [132200-100-004-20]

SKU: 86077

A/M-24 Series All Clear Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Jacket - Black/Red - AdultThe Onyx A/M-24 Series All Clear Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Jacket's low profile design provides you with comfort on the...

Taylor Made Foam Ring Buoy - 24" - White w/White Grab Line [361]

SKU: 65025

Foam Ring Buoy - 24" - White w/White Grab LineInspected and tested in accordance with U.S. Coast Guard regulations. All rings contain unicellular polyurethane foam for buoyancy. Floating polypropylene grab...

Taylor Made Foam Ring Buoy - 24" - White w/White Grab Line [361]

SKU: 65025
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Onyx MoveVent Curve Paddle Sports Life Vest - XS/S [122000-300-020-14]

SKU: 51224

MoveVent Curve Paddle Sports Life Vest - XS/SMThe Onyx MoveVent is a vest that conforms to your body like a glove, yet its innovative vented channels help keep you cool...

Onyx MoveVent Curve Paddle Sports Life Vest - XS/S [122000-300-020-14]

SKU: 51224
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Onyx A/M-24 Automatic/Manual Inflatable PFD Life Jacket - Pink [132000-105-004-14]

SKU: 54502

A/M-24 Automatic/Manual Inflatable PFD Life Jacket - PinkThe Onyx A/M 24 Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Jacket converts from automatic/manual to manual-only inflation. Features: Automatic activation with a manual backup (pull-cord and oral...

Onyx A/M-24 Automatic/Manual Inflatable PFD Life Jacket - Pink [132000-105-004-14]

SKU: 54502
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Onyx A/M-24 Series All Clear Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Jacket - Grey - Adult [132200-701-004-21]

SKU: 86076

A/M-24 Series All Clear Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Jacket - Grey - AdultThe Onyx A/M-24 Series All Clear Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Jacket's low profile design provides you with comfort on the...

Onyx M-24 Manual Inflatable Life Jacket - Realtree Max-5 Camo [131000-812-004-19]

SKU: 77922

M-24 Manual Inflatable Life Jacket - Realtree Max-5® CamoThe Onyx M-24 Manual Inflatable Life Jacket offers a lightweight and comfortable design that will keep you cool in warm weather without...

Onyx M-24 Manual Inflatable Life Jacket - Realtree Max-5 Camo [131000-812-004-19]

SKU: 77922
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Onyx Nylon General Purpose Life Jacket - Adult Oversize - Red [103000-100-005-12]

SKU: 73406

Nylon General Purpose Life Jacket - Adult Oversize - RedThe Onyx Adult Oversize Nylon General Purpose Life Jacket is constructed of durable nylon and poly-twill straps. All sizes include large...

Onyx Nylon General Purpose Life Jacket - Adult Oversize - Red [103000-100-005-12]

SKU: 73406
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Full Throttle Water Buddies Vest - Child 30-50lbs - Turtle [104300-500-001-17]

SKU: 63462

Water Buddies Vest - Child 30-50lbs - TurtleWhen it comes to water safety, we've got your back! The Full Throttle Water Buddies life jackets feature bright, colorful designs and a...

Full Throttle Water Buddies Vest - Child 30-50lbs - Turtle [104300-500-001-17]

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Full Throttle Water Buddies Life Vest - Child 30-50lbs - Ladybug [104300-100-001-19]

SKU: 73505

Water Buddies Vest - Child 30-50lbs - LadybugWhen it comes to water safety, we've got your back! Our Full Throttle Water Buddies life jackets feature bright, colorful designs and a...

Onyx Nylon General Purpose Life Jacket - Adult Universal - Blue [103000-500-004-12]

SKU: 73394

Nylon General Purpose Life Jacket - Adult Universal - Blue The Onyx Adult Universal Nylon General Purpose Life Jacket is constructed of durable nylon and poly-twill straps. All sizes include large...

Taylor Made White 30" Foam Ring Buoy w/White Grab Line [380]

SKU: 65028

White 30" Foam Ring Buoy w/White Grab LineInspected and tested in accordance with U.S. Coast Guard regulations.  All rings contain unicellular polyurethane foam for buoyancy. Floating polypropylene grab lines contain UV...

Taylor Made White 30" Foam Ring Buoy w/White Grab Line [380]

SKU: 65028
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Taylor Made Foam Ring Buoy - 30" - Orange w/White Grab Line [383]

SKU: 65034

Foam Ring Buoy - 30" - Orange w/Grab LineInspected and tested in accordance with U.S. Coast Guard regulations. All rings contain unicellular polyurethane foam for buoyancy. Floating polypropylene grab lines...

Taylor Made Foam Ring Buoy - 30" - Orange w/White Grab Line [383]

SKU: 65034
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A personal flotation device (PFD) is a type of life jacket or buoyancy aid designed to help keep a person afloat in water. PFDs are commonly used in various water-based activities, including boating, kayaking, fishing, and swimming, to enhance safety and prevent drowning.

PFDs are classified into different types based on their buoyancy and intended use. The most common types of PFDs include:

  1. Type I PFDs: These are suitable for offshore activities, where rescue may take longer. They provide the highest buoyancy and can turn an unconscious person face-up in the water.

  2. Type II PFDs: These are suitable for calm inland waters, where rescue is likely to be quick. They provide less buoyancy than Type I PFDs.

  3. Type III PFDs: These are suitable for activities such as water skiing, where the wearer may be in the water for longer periods. They are more comfortable to wear and provide less buoyancy than Type I and II PFDs.

  4. Type IV PFDs: These are throwable devices, such as life rings and buoyant cushions.

  5. Type V PFDs: These are specialized PFDs designed for specific activities, such as kayaking, windsurfing, or whitewater rafting. They must be worn in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.

It is important to select the appropriate PFD based on the intended activity and to ensure that it fits properly. PFDs should be checked regularly for any signs of wear or damage and should be replaced if necessary. It is also important to educate oneself on proper use of PFDs and to wear them at all times when engaging in water-based activities.

 

What are the sizes of PFD?

PFDs (Personal Flotation Devices) come in different sizes to ensure a proper fit for the wearer. The sizes are based on the wearer's weight, chest size, and sometimes height. The following are the typical size categories for PFDs:

  1. Infant size: These PFDs are designed for infants under 30 pounds (typically 0-2 years old).

  2. Child size: These PFDs are designed for children weighing between 30 and 50 pounds (typically 2-6 years old).

  3. Youth size: These PFDs are designed for children weighing between 50 and 90 pounds (typically 6-12 years old).

  4. Adult size: These PFDs are designed for people weighing more than 90 pounds (typically 12 years old and up).

  5. Oversize: These PFDs are designed for people who are larger than the typical adult size.

It is essential to choose the right size PFD for the wearer, as a poorly fitting PFD may not provide enough buoyancy to keep the person afloat in the water. It is also important to adjust the PFD properly to ensure a secure and comfortable fit.

 

 Buy Infant life jacket

 

PFDs (Personal Flotation Devices) are an essential piece of safety equipment for kids when boating or participating in water sports. Here are some important considerations when selecting and using PFDs for kids:

  1. Choose the Right Size: Make sure to choose a PFD that is the right size for your child based on their weight and chest size. A properly fitted PFD will provide the necessary buoyancy and ensure that the child stays afloat.

  2. Check the Label: Look for PFDs that are approved by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) or Transport Canada. These PFDs meet strict safety standards and are designed to provide adequate flotation and protection.

  3. Wear at All Times: Children should wear their PFD at all times while on or near the water, including while swimming or playing in shallow water. Even if they are strong swimmers, unexpected accidents can occur.

  4. Practice Wearing and Using: Have your child practice wearing their PFD and getting in and out of the water with it. This will help them feel comfortable and confident while wearing it.

  5. Check Regularly: Inspect your child's PFD regularly for any signs of wear and tear, damage, or missing components. Make sure that all straps and zippers are in good working condition.

  6. Lead by Example: Set a good example for your child by wearing your own PFD and following all water safety rules and guidelines.

Remember, PFDs are an essential piece of safety equipment for kids on or near the water. Taking the time to choose the right PFD and ensuring that your child wears it properly can help prevent accidents and save lives.

 

Buy life jacket for dog

That's correct. While some dogs are natural swimmers, others may not feel comfortable in the water or may tire quickly. Even strong swimmers can experience difficulties in rough or choppy waters. Therefore, it's always a good idea to take safety precautions and use a life jacket for your dog when they are in or around water.

A life jacket can provide additional buoyancy and support to help your dog stay afloat, even if they get tired or become disoriented in the water. It can also make it easier for you to rescue your dog in case of an emergency.

Dog PFDs are not USCG certified, but they can still be a lifesaver and help your pet to enjoy the water.