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WEST MARINE Inshore Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Vest, Blue/Gray

Model # 14897425Mfg # 13200670100414

$109.99

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Product Description

Designed to automatically inflate when immersed in water, these versatile vests easily convert to manual-only inflation with oral inflation backup. With a wide neckline, this lightweight, low-profile design maximizes mobility and range of motion. Reflective graphics boost visibility. 25.5lb. of buoyancy. USCG Type V. Rearm with our Inflatable PFD Rearming Kit. NOTE: This vest must be worn to count as PFD inventory.

  • Activation Method: Automatic
  • Buoyancy: 25.5lb.
  • Inflator Type: Halkey-Roberts V90000
  • USCG Type: Type V with Type III performance
  • Shroud/Pouch Material: 200 denier nylon oxford; Polyurethane-coated nylon bladder
  • Closure: 1" webbing with acetal buckle
  • Chest Size: 30"-52" (Over 80lb.)
  • Service Interval: Two years

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West Marine Inshore Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Vest, Blue/Gray
 
4.8

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (18)
  • Adjustable (17)
  • Comfortable (17)
  • Durable (11)
  • Waterproof (9)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Boating / sailing (17)
  • Kayak / canoe / rafting (4)
  • Paddling (4)
    • Chest Size:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (16 reviews)

      Feels too big

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (13), Intermediate (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

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5.0

Excellent!

By Fred

from Dallas, Texas

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Boating

    Comments about West Marine Inshore Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Vest, Blue/Gray:

    I had a good experience choosing this PFD. A salesman was very helpful in my selection. I purchased this in Middletown Rhode Island.

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

    Excellent Choice

    By JH

    from Chesapeake Bay

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adjustable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Boating

      Comments about West Marine Inshore Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Vest, Blue/Gray:

      An important safety item at an excellent price.

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

      Great

      By B

      from FL

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Boating

        Comments about West Marine Inshore Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Vest, Blue/Gray:

        Read directions before converting to manual

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

        I would buy this product again

        By fishboat

        from Brookings or

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adjustable
        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Boating

          Comments about West Marine Inshore Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Vest, Blue/Gray:

          saltwater fishing
          light weight

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

          Looks like they will do the job just fine

          By None

          from Okeechobee, Fl.

          About Me Intermediate

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adjustable
          • Comfortable
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Boating

            Comments about West Marine Inshore Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Vest, Blue/Gray:

            Just what we were looking for at the right price.

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

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Very Comfortable

            By Kevin

            from Richmond, VA

            About Me Intermediate

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Boating

              Comments about West Marine Inshore Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Vest, Blue/Gray:

              We are very happy with this purchase. Very comfortable life jacket to wear.

              • Chest Size:
              • Feels true to size

              (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Sleek

              By Becky

              from Montgomery

              About Me Advanced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Boating

                Comments about West Marine Inshore Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Vest, Blue/Gray:

                It fits perfectly over a bathing suit or a heavy down jacket. I love the security of wearing this vest in the boat.

                • Chest Size:
                • Feels true to size

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                simple and effective

                By sailorman

                from pittsburgh,pa

                About Me Intermediate

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Boating
                  • Canoeing
                  • Paddling

                  Comments about West Marine Inshore Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Vest, Blue/Gray:

                  this will work best for the boater who wants alot of freedom of movement. light weight easy to put on.

                  • Chest Size:
                  • Feels true to size

                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  West Marine Inshore Automatic/manual Inf

                  By Russ

                  from Lake George, NY

                  About Me Advanced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adjustable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Boating

                    Comments about West Marine Inshore Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Vest, Blue/Gray:

                    It;s comforable, so you wear it! That's why I got it.

                     
                    5.0

                    West Marine Inshore Automatic/manual Inf

                    By Russ

                    from Lake George, NY

                    About Me Advanced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Adjustable
                    • Comfortable
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Boating

                      Comments about West Marine Inshore Automatic/Manual Inflatable Life Vest, Blue/Gray:

                      Its comfortable, so you wear it! That's why I got it

                      • Chest Size:
                      • Feels true to size

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