Introducing the new V3 Generation of Ocean Racing PFD's

July 31, 2018

We are excited to launch a new generation of the hugely popular Vaikobi Ocean Racing PFD- The V3 Ocean Racing PFD

The V3 Ocean Racing PFD features some new updates to increase comfort and performance including:

  • New super soft wicking liner for improved moisture management
  • Slightly larger front pockets to fit larger cell phones more easily
  • Larger hose guide tabs
  • Light grey side panels and mesh pockets

We have kept many of the existing design features which have made this PFD so popular, including our super soft, form fitting foam that bends around the body and our overall ultra lightweight construction.

If you are training or racing in the harbour or a few kilometres offshore in the ocean, the Vaikobi Ocean Racing PFD will not only make you feel lighter and more comfortable in the boat, but will also make you highly visible to those around you for when you want to be seen.

Key Product Features:

  • ISO 12402-5 (Equivalent to AS 4758 Type 2) 
  • Form Fitting Super Soft Foam
  • Two fully closable mesh pockets with lanyard 
  • Super lightweight and breathable
  • Hi Vis Fluro for maximum visibility 
  • Hydro compartment on the back to store your hydration pack with hose holders to guide hose
  • No side panels for maximum breathability
  • Padded shoulders
  • Front centre zip for ease of putting on

The new V3 Ocean Racing PFD is available in 3 new colour ways:

Fluro Yellow/ Grey

Fluro Orange/ Grey

Cyan/ Grey (Limited stock available, be quick!)

Available now through all Vaikobi Dealers and through www.vaikobi.com

 





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UNISEX / MENS - METRIC SIZES

Size HEIGHT (CM) WEIGHT (KG) CHEST (CM) WAIST (CM) HIPS (CM)
XXS   161 167  54 58 76 81 62 66 78 82
XS   165 172  56 63 82 87 66 70 82 89
S   169  176  61 68 88 96 71 76 90 96
M   174 181  66 73 97 104 77 85 97 102
L   178  185  76 85 106 114 86 95 103 108
XL   183  190  86 95 116 122 96 105 109 115
XXL   187  194  96 105 124 132 106 114 116 122

UNISEX / MENS - IMPERIAL SIZES

Size HEIGHT (Feet + Inches) WEIGHT (Pounds) CHEST (Inches) WAIST (Inches) HIPS (Inches)
XXS   5'3"  5'6"  119 128 30 32 24.5 26 30.5 32.5
XS   5'5"  5'8"  123 139 32 34.5 26 27.5 32.5 35
S   5'7"  5'9"  135 150 34.5 38 28 30 35.5 38
M   5'9"  5'11"  146 161 38 41 30 33.5 38 40
L 5'10"  6'8"  168 187 41.5 45 34 37.5 40.5 42.5
XL 6'  6'3"  190 209 45.5 48 38 41.5 43 45.5
XXL 6'2"  6'4"  121 232 49 52 41.5 55 45.5 48

YOUTH - METRIC SIZES

Size

HEIGHT (CM)

WEIGHT (KG) CHEST (CM) WAIST (CM)     HIPS     (CM)
Y-S 132 139 30 34 60 65 56 61 68 72
Y-M 140 148  33 39 65 71 61 68 72 78
Y-L 147 155  40 47 70 76 67 73 77 84
Y-XL 152 162 47 54 75 82 72 79 83 89

 

YOUTH - IMPERIAL SIZES

Size

HEIGHT (IN)

WEIGHT (LB) CHEST (IN)

WAIST (IN)

    HIPS     (IN)
Y-S 4'3" 4'8" 66 75 24 26 24 26 27 28
Y-M

4'5"

4'8"  73 86 26 28 26 28 28 31
Y-L

4'8"

5'  88 104 28 30 28 30 30 33
Y-XL 5' 5'4" 104 119 30 32 30 32 33 35

Fit Tips

If one of your body measurements is in between two sizes, order the smaller size for a tighter fit or the larger size for a looser fit. If your body measurements for hips and waist correspond to two different suggested sizes, order the one indicated by your hip measurement.

How To Measure

WAIST: Measure around the narrowest part (typically where your body bends side to side), keeping the tape horizontal.
HIPS: Measure around the widest part of your hips, keeping the tape horizontal.
CHEST: Measure the fullest area of your chest. Stand up straight and breath normally.

 

 

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