NRS cVest Mesh Back PFD

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Purpose-built for sea kayaks with multiple pockets and attachment points, the NRS cVest Mesh Back PFD is a Type III, medium-profile life jacket that offers 16.5 lbs. of flotation.


  • Designed specifically for touring, the high-back flotation accommodates most sea kayaking seats; mesh lower back adds ventilation during long days on the water
  • 2 lash tabs and numerous D-rings offer opportunities for attaching a rescue knife, strobe, whistle or other accessories (accessories sold separately)
  • 2 large zippered pockets and 2 small, dual-entry clamshell pockets provide multiple storage options
  • 6 adjustment points offer a customizable fit; front-entry zipper lets you easily slip the jacket on and off
  • 400-denier ripstop nylon fabric resists tears and abrasion; 3M reflective accents throughout the jacket boost visibility in low-light conditions
  • The cVest carries the US Coast Guard Certification through testing by Underwriters Laboratories (UL)


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Technical Specs

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16.5 pounds


400-denier ripstop nylon

Lash Tab


Fits Chest

XS/M: 30-42 inches

L/XL: 42-52 inches

XL/XXL: 50-56 inches





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