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Stohlquist DRIFTer PFD


    Stohlquist DRIFTer PFD

    The Stohlquist DRIFTer PFD helps you make the most of your time on the water thanks to its comfortable fit. See details

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    The Stohlquist DRIFTer PFD helps you make the most of your time on the water thanks to its comfortable fit.

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    The Stohlquist DRIFTer PFD helps you make the most of your time on the water thanks to its comfortable fit.

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    The Stohlquist DRIFTer PFD helps you make the most of your time on the water thanks to its comfortable fit.

    • Durable Cordura® nylon shell stands up to the tough love of paddling
    • Gaia® PVC-free foam is soft, flexible and won't break down in a wet environment
    • Adjustable shoulder straps follow your movement without hindering it
    • Unique cross-chest cinch strap design eliminates annoying ride up
    • Hand-beveled foam lends a closer, more comfortable fit
    • Roomy, zippered pockets contain warm, soft fleece and a key keeper
    • Center-zip design with non-corroding zipper allows easy entry
    • 4-way lash tabs on front and back let you secure accessories such as strobes or knives (not included)
    • Short length won't interfere with seat backs
    • Reflective accents of the Stohlquist DRIFTer PFD enhance visibility in low light


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    Stohlquist DRIFTer PFD Specs
    Best use
    16 lbs. 10 oz
    Type III
    Cordura nylon/foam
    USCG Classification
    Lash tab

    Stohlquist DRIFTer PFD

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    Stohlquist DRIFTer PFD is rated 4.7143 out of 5 by 7.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great PFD I use this PFD mostly for weekly kayaking on the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon and a few rafting expeditions as well. It is well made with quality materials. I particularly like the diagonal chest adjustment straps. It does not ride up or hinder movement. One caveat is the tight pockets, they appeared as though they would expend a little, but they really don't very much. Overall, a good vest that is durable, made with quality materials and should hold up for many years of regular use.
    Date published: 2014-04-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exactly what I wanted ! I'm a kayaker and wanted a jacket that was short and had big easy to get to pockets. The bonus is the "click" belt at the bottom. You can unzip the jacket to load and unload your gear and the jacket isn't flopping around.
    Date published: 2014-04-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked Well We bought this PFD for a 3 day kayaking trip around the San Juan Islands in WA. I didn't even notice I had it on while we paddled over 34 miles in 3 days. It was easy to adjust and fit very well.
    Date published: 2014-04-18
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Comfortable after hours of Kayaking Wore this PFD for for several hours paddling in the hot sun. Free movement, good ventilation and comfortable. Very stable and effective in the water. My only complaint would be the zipper tends to be difficult to start when first putting on. Once on however I had no issues with comfort or performance.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from This PFD works great! I liked this PFD so much that I bought another for my husband! The PFD took awhile to adjust when first put on; however, once I realized the technique needed, I found it very comfortable and easy to adjust. When friends or family have used them, I found it easy to readjust to fit me. It was comfortable when kayaking and easy to use my headlamps at night when I could see the reflections on my husband's PFD. The only limitation that I would address is that the zipper can be difficult to zip-up or down. The zipper itself works well; however, getting the zipper aligned at the base is cumbersome. I rated the PFD a five star because the only con is minor.
    Date published: 2014-04-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfort & Confidence Certainly not the cheapest PFD available, but I feel like this will be used for many years to come. I don't get to go kayaking that often outside of vacation time, and the purchase was made with years of infrequent use in mind. Superb overall quality and all-day comfort, useful pockets and clips. Highly recommended overall.
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice PFD Was out paddling with my Boy Scout Troop on an all day trip on the San Marcos River. The vest was very comfortable. Kind of forgot I had it on for the most part. Adjusts really nicely and doesn't bind up your arms or dig into your armpits. I even jumped into the water at one of the many portages to ride the "rapid". Never rode up or pushed me face down.
    Date published: 2014-03-21

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