Child's "Merchant Mate I" Type I Life Jacket
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STEARNSChild's "Merchant Mate I" Type I Life Jacket

Model # 7912603 | Mfg # 2000011391UPC # 44411000020

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Child's "Merchant Mate I" Type I Life Jacket

Name Value
Best Use Day Sailing
Buoyancy 18 Pounds
Closure Type Buckles
Color Orange
Material Polyester
Size Youth 50-90 Pounds
Type Inherently Buoyant Foam
USCG Type Type I: Offshore
With Harness Without Harness

Product Overview

Not for sale online in California.

Designed for extended survival time in rough waters, this Child’s “Merchant Mate I” Type I life jacket from Stearns represent an excellent value in commercial safety gear.

Capable of turning an unconscious person to a vertical or slightly backward position in the water, these Coast Guard approved life jackets will keep young passengers safe in case of an emergency. Sturdy, durable foam flotation provides 18 pounds of buoyancy and it won't waterlog and weigh you down. SOLAS grade reflective tape increases visibility in dark conditions and this life jacket is reversible for quick donning.

Key Features

  • SOLAS grade reflective patches for increased visibility
  • Reversible design for quick donning
  • Stackable for easy storage
  • Heavy-duty stainless steel hardware


  • USCG Approval Type: Type I
  • Intended Use: Commercial, industrial, offshore
  • Buoyancy: 18lbs.
  • Flotation Material: Inherently buoyant foam
  • Shell Fabric: Polyester
  • Straps: 1" webbed adjustable
  • Closure: Snap hook


More information

For more information on USCG approval types and why you should always wear your life jacket when you are on a boat, see “Think Safe Choose the Right Personal Flotation Device (PFD)”.


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