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Coastal Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket—Royal Blue/Dark Gray

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$99.99

Regular $149.99

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Model # 14832075 | Mfg # WM-SL1F-14-BLU

Product Description

Good looking, people-friendly, and built for performance, this life jacket is comfortable and sized to fit a broad range of physiques. Features include a generous neckline with breathable 3-D mesh collar, and a longer slim fit shell designed to lay comfortably across your shoulders and chest. The mesh yoke back strap helps prevent the collar from riding up. When inflated, the yellow bladder exposes a high-visibility reflective strip. An easy-access storage pocket (ideal for keys, wallet or VHF radio) adds an element of convenience to this vest’s stylish good looks. With an increased range of adjustment (30"-56" compared to 30"-52" of most other vests) more people can now benefit from the safety and convenience offered by this PFD.
 

  • Color: Royal Blue/Dark Gray
  • Buoyancy: 26lb.
  • Activation Method: Automatic
  • Inflator Type: Halkey-Roberts 1F
  • USCG Type: Type III
  • Shroud/Pouch Material: 300 denier nylon/urethane nylon bladder
  • Closure: Polypropylene webbing/Delrin buckle
  • Chest Size: 30"-56"
  • Included Accessories: Signaling whistle
  • Service Interval: Two years

Specs

Coastal Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket—Royal Blue/Dark Gray

Best Use Fishing
Paddleboarding
Kayaking
Buoyancy 26 Pounds
Closure Type Buckles
Color Blue
Gray
Features Low Profile
Material Nylon
Size Adult
Type Automatically Inflatable
USCG Type Type III: Flotation Aids
Warranty Details Two Years
With Harness Without Harness

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West Marine Coastal Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket—Royal Blue/Dark Gray
 
4.5

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (17)
  • Comfortable (15)
  • Adjustable (14)
  • Good ventilation (8)
  • Durable (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Boating / sailing (16)
  • Paddling (5)
  • Kayak / canoe / rafting (3)
    • Chest Size:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (19 reviews)

      Feels too big

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (11), Intermediate (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (19)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great product, makes me more likely to wear a vest more

Great product, but be careful because the West Marine stores keep these on the shelves with expired bobbins. The two vests I purchase both had expired bobbins that expired a year before I purchased...Read complete review

Great product, but be careful because the West Marine stores keep these on the shelves with expired bobbins. The two vests I purchase both had expired bobbins that expired a year before I purchased them.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Product very near expiration date. Beware!!

This product seems to have a lot of nice features- 2 inch belt, d-rings. The instructions say to check the bobbin and replace every 3 years. I received my pfd, checked the...Read complete review

This product seems to have a lot of nice features- 2 inch belt, d-rings. The instructions say to check the bobbin and replace every 3 years. I received my pfd, checked the bobbin and it expires in less than 6 months.

Reviewed by 20 customers

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3.0

Beware - Does Not Come With CO2 Cartridge

By Seardawg

from LI

About Me Advanced

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about West Marine Coastal Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket—Royal Blue/Dark Gray:

      Nowhere in the advertisement does it state that it does not come with an inflation cartridge. This is deceptive advertising. It costs an additional $23 dollars for a rearming kit,which by its name implies it is replacing the original arming kit that came with the device. Very disappointed that I need to pay more money and make an additional trip back to the store so that I can use this product.

      • Chest Size:
      • Feels true to size
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Wear it all the time.

      By SWRAMS

      from New Hampshire

      About Me Intermediate

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Boating

        Comments about West Marine Coastal Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket—Royal Blue/Dark Gray:

        Pretty lightweight for a coastal life jacket. Comfortable.

        • Chest Size:
        • Feels true to size
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        I would recommend this jacket to anyone who fishes a lot.

        By Capt Dave

        from Venice FL

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adjustable
        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Lightweight
        • Waterproof

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Boating

          Comments about West Marine Coastal Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket—Royal Blue/Dark Gray:

          My wife and I wear them when fishing in the gulf.

          • Chest Size:
          • Feels true to size
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Very Satisfied

          By Scuba Nick

          from Minneapolis, MN

          About Me Intermediate

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adjustable
          • Comfortable
          • Good Ventilation
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Boating

            Comments about West Marine Coastal Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket—Royal Blue/Dark Gray:

            I was a bit concerned when first putting this on at home that it felt a bit bulkier than expected. However, I became well safisfied after putting it on for an entire weekend of boating and realizing that I didn't even notice it after the first five minutes.

            • Chest Size:
            • Feels true to size
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Purchase!

            By BK

            from Redding, CA

            About Me Advanced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Adjustable
            • Comfortable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Boating
              • Canoeing
              • Paddling

              Comments about West Marine Coastal Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket—Royal Blue/Dark Gray:

              Super comfortable to the point you don't even know you're wearing a PFD.

              • Chest Size:
              • Feels true to size
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Had a near drowning in the Fall/2015. Bought for safety.

              By N/a

              from Marblehead, Ohio 43440

              About Me Intermediate

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adjustable
              • Comfortable
              • Durable
              • Good Ventilation
              • Lightweight
              • Waterproof
              • Will test in the Spring/2016.

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Boating

                Comments about West Marine Coastal Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket—Royal Blue/Dark Gray:

                Had a near drowning. Bought for safety. A near drowning changes everything when it comes to safety on the water.

                • Chest Size:
                • Feels true to size
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Came just as expected and described.

                By Kevin

                from Syaraxuse ny

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adjustable
                • Comfortable
                • Good Ventilation
                • Lightweight
                • Waterproof

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Boating
                  • Paddling

                  Comments about West Marine Coastal Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket—Royal Blue/Dark Gray:

                  Sailing

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Arrived in time for my wife to give to me at Christmas

                  • Chest Size:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Great product, makes me more likely to wear a vest more

                  By Nick

                  from Freehold, NJ

                  About Me Advanced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adjustable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Boating

                    Comments about West Marine Coastal Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket—Royal Blue/Dark Gray:

                    Great product, but be careful because the West Marine stores keep these on the shelves with expired bobbins. The two vests I purchase both had expired bobbins that expired a year before I purchased them.

                    • Chest Size:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    4.0

                    Great Vest for the price

                    By Don

                    from St Pete Fl

                    About Me Intermediate

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Adjustable
                    • Comfortable
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Boating

                      Comments about West Marine Coastal Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket—Royal Blue/Dark Gray:

                      Cool stuff, lightweight and easy to keep handy should the need arise

                      • Chest Size:
                      • Feels true to size
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Excellent quality for the money and dependableWest Marine na

                      By Seatosummit100

                      from Baton Rouge, LA

                      About Me Advanced

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Adjustable
                      • Comfortable
                      • Durable
                      • Good Ventilation
                      • Lightweight
                      • Waterproof

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Boating
                        • Sailing

                        Comments about West Marine Coastal Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket—Royal Blue/Dark Gray:

                        Use this product on my bay fishing boat and while in my sailboat

                        • Chest Size:
                        • Feels true to size
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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