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    The APF personal flotation device from MTI provides exceptional value for the casual paddler. See details

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    Item # 782965

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    The APF personal flotation device from MTI provides exceptional value for the casual paddler.

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    The APF personal flotation device from MTI provides exceptional value for the casual paddler.

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    The APF personal flotation device from MTI provides exceptional value for the casual paddler.

    • Universal sizing adjusts from a 30 in. chest circumference to 56 in.; works as a spare vest
    • Durable and lightweight nylon shell with closed-cell foam flotation delivers long-lasting service and high performance
    • Adjustable side straps offer a wide fit range; wide arm holes add comfort and free arm movement
    • Shoulder adjustments are covered to add protection and provide a smooth, finished look to the vest
    • Hang loop at back neck allows easy storage and drying
    • Reflective tape increases visibility in low light

      Sizing information:
    • Universal sizing adjusts from 30 in. chest circumference to 56 in.


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    MTI APF PFD Specs
    Best use
    17 lbs. 5 oz.
    Type III
    Nylon/closed-cell foam
    USCG Classification


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    MTI APF PFD is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great PFD for kayaking I use this PFD for kayaking on a regular basis and I really like it. I bought this PFD in the "periwinkle" color from a separate retailer and it is beautiful and looks great on a female. While it is slightly bulky, the foam floatation material sticks out from the body significantly less than other vests of comparable design. I am a 5'3 and approx 115lbs female and this vest fits wonderfully, but is able to be adjusted for people much larger---my boyfriend can wear it if the situation arises even if it's not his color. The open side panels allow for limited restriction of movement so it's great for paddling/kayaking, and very breathable. The vest has small Velcro fastened pockets that allow you to stash a spare key in your vest just in case---not a lot of space, but enough rm for a few small items. The front panel reflectors allow for great visibility at night so I feel safe paddling close to dusk. It's a great all around PFD. It's not perfect because it is still slightly bulky, but all PFDs are going to be a tad bulky. I love it for the price and think it's a great buy. I would definitely recommend it as a kayaking vest.
    Date published: 2014-04-14
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good PDF I kayak in this vest and I like it a lot. I bought this product in the "periwinkle" color from a different retailer and it is very pleasing to the eye. I'm a 5'3 and approx 115lbs female and the vest isn't too bulky on me--significantly less bulky than other PFDs I've tried with comparable features. The open side panels allow for unrestricted movement for paddling and breathability so you're not sweltering hot.. The reflective strips on the front make you very visible in low light. My only gripe is the lack of pockets, and the vest is still a life vest and going to be slightly bulky. That being said, I really like the vest and would recommend it. It's a good PFD.
    Date published: 2014-04-14

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