V3 Ocean Racing PFD Life Jacket - Cyan/Grey

Size Guide
XS S M L XL XXL
Chest (Centimeters)   70cm -80cm  80cm-90cm 90cm-105cm 105cm-115cm 115cm-130cm 130+ 
Chest (Inches)    27.55" - 31.5"  31.5" - 35.4" 35.4" - 41.3" 41.3" - 45.2"  45.2" - 51.1" 51.1" +  
Weight (Kilograms)  40 - 60kg 40 - 60kg  60 - 70kg 70kg+ 70kg+ 70kg+
Weight (Pounds)  88lbs - 132lbs  88lbs - 132lbs  132lbs - 154lbs 154lbs+  154lbs+ 154lbs+

Note: We recommend you select your Vaikobi PFD based on your chest measurement rather than your weight.

Vaikobi PFDs have buoyancy above the minimum floatation required for under our ISO 12402-5 certification.

Vaikobi V3 PFD Life Jacket - Size Guide

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Shipping & Delivery Info

MAXIMUM COMFORT + BREATHABILITY

  • Front centre zip for ease of putting on
  • Super lightweight design
  • No side panels for maximum breathability
  • Form fitting super soft foam
  • Fully adjustable shoulders with padding
  • Adjustable waist area for correct fit
  • Large hydration pocket on back holds a bladder up to 1.5L
  • Hydration tube guides position the mouthpiece for hands-free use
  • Hi Vis Fluro colour options for maximum visibility
  • Two secure closable mesh pockets with internal secure lanyard
  • ISO 12402-5 (Level 50) certified

WHAT SPORTS CAN I WEAR THIS FOR?

Designed for:

  • Performance paddling
  • Kayaking
  • Outrigger canoe
  • Surfskis and prone boards
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  • Rock fishing
  • Ocean ski
  • Sailing
  • Whitewater rafting
  • All watersports

HOW DOES IT FIT?

  • Worn high on the mid-section for maximum arm movement
  • Super soft, form-fitting foam bends around the body
  • No side panels for maximum breathability
  • Adjustable waist area and shoulder straps allow for correct fit
  • View our fit guide video
  • SIZES: XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Check out our size guide

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

  • ISO 12402-5 (Level 50) certified
    • All PFDs in our range meet the high testing standards of Level 50 ISO-12402-5 certification
  • Body Contoured Design
    • Action-focused cut with low profile and minimal bulk
    • Large sculpted arm and neck openings allow for full range of motion and movement
  • Available in Fluro Yellow, Fluro Orange, Pink and Cyan Blue
  • Top quality, comfortable foam with high bubble count provides maximum buoyancy for less bulk

SHIPPING, WARRANTY + RETURNS

  • We want our customers to love their Vaikobi gear!
  • Vaikobi products are made to the highest standards, however if your product arrives in less than perfect condition, or not as you expected, please contact us immediately so we can make it right
  • If you would like to exchange the size or have changed your mind, the item must be returned within 14 days of receiving your order
  • If you are returning an item, it must be in saleable condition and must not have been used, washed, or damaged in any way
  • Please click here for Shipping and delivery Information
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JG
21 Dec 2021
julian g.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
I recommend this product

all very good

the bladder is excellent, really good quality , top kit i am hoping i can used on uk marathon races

K
10 Dec 2021
Keith
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

Love my new PFD

Excellent pfd. Was impressed with delivery speed. I was concerned about sizing but measured using the sizing chart. The fit is perfect and it’s adjustable to get the perfect fit.

A
08 Dec 2021
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product

Great product

Love my new Vaikobi for paddling OC1. Water and air are cold at this time of year where I’m living. The V3 is comfortable, adds a little warmth and helps very much with visibility. My favorite features are the two easy to reach front pockets and the integrated hydration features. I intend to continue using this even as the water and air warm up. Pleasantly surprised to find zero interference with paddling. Everything on the vest is easy to use and super functional. So glad I bought this!

A
30 Nov 2021
Anonymous
New Zealand New Zealand
I recommend this product

Vaikobi v3 ocean racing pfd

Great fit and easily adjustable. Light and not restrictive for padding ski, K1, Waka.

A
29 Nov 2021
Anonymous
Australia Australia
I recommend this product

Exceptional Ocean Vest

Easy to use, fits perfect, light weight. Perfect.

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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