Men's Ebb Paddling Life Jackets
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STOHLQUISTMen's Ebb Paddling Life Jackets

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Product Overview

Ideal for unrestricted paddling, Stohlquist's Men’s Ebb Paddling Life Jacket brings you comfortable, high-performance safety on the water.

Stohlquist designed the Ebb to fit comfortably during all your paddling adventures. Featuring a high back design that sits above kayak seat backs found in sit-on-top kayaks and a unique, cross-chest cinch harness that wraps around your body from the chest to the lower back keeping your life jacket from riding up and crowding your chin. Open sides and wide armholes allow for full range of motion while paddling. Lightweight polyethylene foam offers 16.2lbs.of buoyancy while the pared foam edges around the mid-section form to your body for a flexible, yet secure hold.

This high-performance life jacket features an ultra-durable 400x200D, ripstop, nylon shell, and a soft 200D inner liner. The mesh shoulders and back allow for maximum ventilation and helps keep you dry. With a neoprene padded, lower back, waistband so it won’t chafe your bare skin you can wear this life jacket comfortably with just a bathing suit on underneath. The adjustable, 1-1/2” webbing belt and dual forward pulls allow for a trim and low profile fit. Additionally two, large pockets securely store your extra gear.

These high-quality features keep you comfortably safe for an enjoyable day of recreational kayaking.   

Key Features

  • Wide armholes for increased mobility
  • Open sides for airflow and freedom of movement
  • Mesh shoulders and back for cooling and maximum ventilation
  • High back design fits comfortably above kayak seat backs
  • Cross-chest cinch harness for zero ride up
  • Neoprene padded lower back waistband for added comfort
  • 1-1/2” webbing belt with dual forward pulls for a trim, low-profile fit
  • Two large pockets for added storage
  • Entry grip tab at zipper base for easy on/off functionality
  • 8-points of adjustments for a custom-like fit
  • Pared foam edges wrap around your body for a flexible fit


  • USCG Approval Type: Type III
  • Intended Use: Paddlesports
  • Buoyancy: 16lb. 2oz.
  • Flotation Material: Polyethylene foam
  • Shell Fabric: 400x200 denier ripstop nylon
  • Closure: #10 YKK zipper with non-corroding slider
  • Warranty: Limited lifetime


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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