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Old 18 July 2011, 05:40   #1
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Lifejackets...

In Sweden Baltic have allmost hole market.

Which other brands do you have on lifejackets in Uk?

From self inflatable to racejackets...
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Old 18 July 2011, 08:23   #2
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We have the Kru Sport Pro lifejackets which we buy from Ocean Safety for the raceboat (we have a canopy and therefore require gas jackets). Ocean safety
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Old 18 July 2011, 08:32   #3
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This might be a good jacket for a high speed craft like Yours:

GRABNER Online Shop - UIM-Weste MOTOR RACING 3820000000

However, not sure is it " CE approved ", but othervise might be a good choise?
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Old 18 July 2011, 09:14   #4
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This might be a good jacket for a high speed craft like Yours:

GRABNER Online Shop - UIM-Weste MOTOR RACING 3820000000

However, not sure is it " CE approved ", but othervise might be a good choise?
The built in back protector and general bulk of the Grabners make them the best value but bulkiest available and would never contemplate using one for anything but race wear or very high performance where there is a very real risk of incident - also not very comfortable in anything other than a bucket race seat.
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From what I can see when budget is not the overwhelming priority and people are serious ribbers in the UK then either the Kru Sport Pro as Cookee suggested or Spinlock (Welcome to the Spinlock Website) are popular - both being considered very good both in and out the water.
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From what I can see when budget is not the overwhelming priority and people are serious ribbers in the UK then either the Kru Sport Pro as Cookee suggested or Spinlock (Welcome to the Spinlock Website) are popular - both being considered very good both in and out the water.
Not me. I don't find the Spinlock very comfortable in the water for extended periods, and I'm not a fan of the thigh straps. Really do like the Kru Sport though - in and out of the water
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We're Kru Sport Pro converts this year - really good jackets, light and uncumbersome. My only problem was that the zip section at the front is quite high if wearing a waterproof jacket - so you can't really undo it if you get warm, and find yourself overdressed and need ventilation!!

However - it's never actually been a problem - and have always managed to get round it.

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