Top 10 PFD Coast Guard Approved – Life Jackets & Vests

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1. Stohlquist Waterware


Red, Stohlquist Fit Adult PFD 4 Pack Coast Guard Approved Universal

Stohlquist Waterware #ad - All foam corners are rounded and sculpted compared to many 3 buckle PFDs. Thinner back panel to reduce seat back interference. Higher placement of upper buckle helps reduce ride up. Box-stitched webbing is also more durable than bar-tac stitching used by other Economy PFDs. Type iii coast guard approved PFD for paddling, general boating and personal watercraft. Back loop for easy drying and storage. Four adult universal > 90lbs PFDs in a convenient zippered storage bag. Sizing: md 34"-40", lg 40"-46", xl 46"-52". High mobility, non-restrictive cut.
BrandStohlquist Waterware #ad
ManufacturerStohlquist #ad
Height18 Inches
Length10 Inches
Weight4.32 Pounds
Width21 Inches
Part NumberQF1560610U

2. Kent Safety Products


Includes Safety Whistle, US Coast Guard Approved, Mad Dog Products Type I Commercial Orange Life Jacket PFD

Kent Safety Products #ad - Type i uscg approved Life Jacket. Adjustable straps for a snug fit. Uscg approved/sOLAS compliant whistle attached. Reflective Tape forfor high visibility in rescue situations. Attachment loop for safety light.
BrandKent Safety Products #ad
ManufacturerAbsolute Outdoor #ad
Weight3 Pounds
Part Number100400-200-004-16

3. Bluestorm Gear


Bluestorm Gear Cirrus 26 Inflatable PFD Life Jacket Deep Blue | US Coast Guard Approved Automatic/Manual Life Vest for Adults

Bluestorm Gear #ad - Us coast guard-approved type-v with type iii performance personal flotation device pfd inflates automatically upon water immersion via replaceable CO2 cylinder includes 1 cylinder with purchase or manually with a pull of the “jerk to inflate” cord or back-up oral inflation tube.

26 lbs of buoyancy: almost twice the minimum buoyancy rating than Type III foam vest personal flotation devices. Lightweight, cool and comfortable: life jacket’s ergonomic collar and mesh upper back strap are great for all-day comfort; mesh back strap helps pull the collar down and away from the neck while the long shell design puts the secure waist belt in a lower, more comfortable position on the body.

Internal spare co2 cylinder pocket with available accessory attachment point keeps sunglasses or other gear secure while boating, kayaking, fishing, angling, day sailing and other on-the-water activities. Adjusts to fit chest sizes between 30” and 56”.
BrandBluestorm Gear #ad
ManufacturerBluestorm Gear #ad
Height2 Inches
Length18 Inches
Weight2.2 Pounds
Width12 Inches
Part NumberBS-SL6FA-19

4. Onyx


Onyx m 16 Belt Pack Manual Inflatable Life Jacket PFD

Onyx #ad - Approved for persons 16 years of age and older; and over 80 lbs. 1" buckle and body belt. D-ring attachment for small accessories. 200 denier nylon oxford protective cover. Extremely low profile. Type v with Type III performance. The oral inflation tube can be used to provide additional buoyancy up to 26. 5 lbs.
BrandOnyx #ad
ManufacturerOnyx #ad
Height3 Inches
Length11 Inches
Weight0.81 Pounds
Width8 Inches
Part Number130900-701-004-16
Warranty30 Day

5. Stohlquist Waterware


Stohlquist Waterware Kids Life Jacket Coast Guard Approved Life Vest for Children,Orange/Yellow,30-50 lbs

Stohlquist Waterware #ad - Soft 200 denier oxford shell and liner, Fits children 30-50 lbs. Convenient grab handle. Pvc-free, built with Gaia foam.
BrandStohlquist Waterware #ad
ManufacturerStohlquist WaterWare #ad
Part NumberQF1410807R

6. Stohlquist Waterware


Stohlquist Toddler Life Jacket Coast Guard Approved Life Vest for Infants-Blue/Green-Infant

Stohlquist Waterware #ad - 6oz. Soft 200 denier oxford shell and liner and fits infants size 8-30 lbs. Pvc-free, built with Gaia foam. Us coast guard approved type ii pfd with sea level buoyancy of 7 lbs. Type ii pfds will turn only some children to a “face-up†position.
BrandStohlquist Waterware #ad
ManufacturerStohlquist #ad
Part Number521501

7. Absolute Outdoor


ABSOLUTE OUTDOOR Onyx A/M-24 Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Jacket

Absolute Outdoor #ad - This item is not for sale in Catalina Island. Lightweight, comfortable, slender design keeps you cool in warm weather. Durable fabric resists tears and punctures. Soft neoprene neckline for all day wearing comfort. Inflates with manual movement of T-cord or automatically upon immersion in water.
BrandAbsolute Outdoor #ad
ManufacturerOnyx Outdoor #ad
Height0.05 Inches
Length20 Inches
Weight1.52 Pounds
Width12 Inches
Part Number3200BLU99
WarrantyComes with Manufacturer Warranty.

8. O'Neill Wetsuits


1SZ, Coal/Red/Flint, O'Neill Youth Reactor USCG Life Vest

O'Neill Wetsuits #ad - Uscg approved personal flotation Device; Perfect for Wake Sports, Waterskiing, Tubing, and Swimming. Minimal bulk design allows Full Mobility, While Expansion Panels Enable a Comfortable Fit. Relaxed fit for the water Sports Enthusiast Who Wants Some Room To Move. Quick release safety buckles And Heavy Duty Front Zipper Create an Unparalleled Sense of Security. Segmented foam core And Anatomical Flex Points Allow Unrestricted Movement.
BrandO'Neill Wetsuits #ad
ManufacturerO'Neill Wetsuits #ad
Length18 Inches
Weight1 Pounds
Part Number3794-U05

9. Onyx


Universal, Tan, Onyx Kayak Fishing Life Jacket

Onyx #ad - Comfortable neoprene shoulder pads. High foam back accommodates high back seats. Pockets designed for your essential gear. Breathable mesh lower back. Six adjustment straps to cinch vest up for a snug fit.
BrandOnyx #ad
ManufacturerAbsolute Outdoor, Inc. #ad
Height1 Inches
Length1 Inches
Weight1.3 Pounds
Width1 Inches
Part Number121700-706-004-17
Warranty1 year manufacturer

10. Eyson


Eyson Inflatable Life Jacket Life Vest Basic Automatic/Manual Blue Auto

Eyson #ad - This life jacket buoyancy is 150N, Fits for Universal Adults under 330 lbs 150kg. Lightweight & durable fabric. Reusable, washable and easy to air dry. Ce certificated & soLAS Approved 3M Reflectors. Adjustable belt fit for adult and youth.
BrandEyson #ad
ManufacturerEyson Lifesaving Equipment #ad
Weight0.5 Kilograms
Part Numberysh700A150blue