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Old 13 February 2018, 02:32   #1
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Fladen Flotation Suit 845 XY - XXL - 174.75

I purchased a Fladen flotation suit to replace my old oil skins when boating. Unfortunately in the UK you can only get the blue and yellow ones, and I wanted a black one - you can only get these in Europe for some reason.

So I ordered a 845 XY - but they have sent the wrong one, so before I go through the hassle of sending it back - I thought I would see if anyone wanted it for what I paid - so I could then re-order the correct one.


I can only keep this open a few days as if no one wants it I need to return it.

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Here is the spec;

One of the lightest flotation suits on the market. This is a very affordable one piece flotation suit that does not compromise safety.

The bouyancy requirements set by EN393 regs state that a suit of size XL must have a bouyancy of at least 50 newtons. The fladen suit has a bouyancy of 85 newtons, which means it exceeds the 'basic' standards by a considerable margin, making it safer than other competing products. This product, is also one of the few suits in the UK meeting ISO15027-1 which basically means it is an approved and tested immersion suit (i.e. will protect you from the cold of the water, as opposed to just keeping you afloat).

Specification:
Immersion suit standards ISO 15027-1 compliant
Flotation garment EN393 compliant
Solas/UCG reflectors (400cm/sq)
Seals against water entry legs, sleeves and thighs
Neoprene inner-cuffs
CE 394 Approved Whistle
Insulated Hood and Collar
7 Pockets (2 fleece lined)
Hi Vis Fluorescent Colour
Double stitched water-tigth seams

Total weight - approx. 2.2kg - This is very light for a one piece suit!!
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