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How do I choose the best life jacket or PFD for me?

All Vaikobi PFDs are super lightweight and comfortable, but to choose the best ones for your needs, please check out our youtube video guides for the VXP, VX, and V3.

Where can I buy a life jacket in Australia?

Vaikobi PFD life jackets (buoyancy vests) can be found in most good watersports outlets in Australia. Pleas visit our stockists page to find your nearest Vaikobi retailer.

What is the difference between a life jacket and a PFD?

We're glad you asked. Essentially, nothing, but please read our article that explains the differences between a PFD and a life jacket.

Can I return my Vaikobi product?

We want our customers love their Vaikobi products, but if you do need to return an order, we’re happy to help. Just email us directly and we’ll take you through the process.

Do you ship to my country?

Vaikobi sends products to ocean addicts all over the world! Shipping costs apply to orders under $100 AUD, $100 USD and 100 EUROS, which are calculated before you check out. Read more about our shipping policy here.

How long will it take to get my order?

The time it takes to receive your Vaikobi order depends on where you live. Please check the tracking number provided in your confirmation email. For a list of approximate delivery times click here.

Is Vaikobi gear sun-safe?

Vaikobi's UV range is designed to provide SPF50+ sun protection for ocean addicts who need to be out training and racing in bright sunlight for great lengths of time. Check out our UV range of tops and pants here, and read our article on Why you need a UV protective rashie

What shipping carriers do you use?

We use all major carriers, and local courier partners. You’ll be asked to select a delivery method during checkout.

What's the best gear to wear sailing in winter?

Vaikobi's range of sailing gear is designed to let you sail in any condition or season. Please read our article on what to wear sailing in winter.

What should I wear paddling in very cold conditions?

Many of our athletes continue to train in cold water and cold air conditions. Please view our VCOLD range, our FlexForce range, as well as our online gear guide, which explains which Vaikobi gear is best in all conditions.

How do I care for my Vaikobi gear?

Vaikobi paddling clothing and sailing clothing should always be washed in a cold gentle machine cycle with a small amount of gentle detergent, then dried in the shade. All garments include a care label sewn into the seam. For any concerns about caring for your watersports gear, please contact our sales team.

How do I trim the leg length of my Vaikobi wetsuit?

Want to get your Vaikobi FlexForce longjohn or wetsit pant exactly the right leg length for you? Check out our guide on how to trim your wetsuit: How to trim your Vaikobi wetsuit