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Old 06 August 2012, 08:30   #1
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Upgrading My Life Jacket

Hi, can anyone recommend me a life jacket, I was thinking of the one that is made on the Isle of Wight? Any ideas?
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Old 06 August 2012, 10:12   #2
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This is the one, a Spinlock Deck vest, but it will be the model without the harness loop and it costs around 130...

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do you wear a dry suit? if you do you really should buy a 275n lifejacket.

The boating you seem to do:

crotch strap, spray hood, and light I would recommend

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Hello,
I use Kru life jacket from willsmarine. Great life jacket, engineered by Germans I think ,but made in Britain and it looks good!
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Not so impartial ---but the ones Steve has on the Parker can and are worn for 10 hours solid and are super comfy and hold up very well considering what they are exposed to - and while well looked after do seem to be holding up well .

I think its these :

New Crewfit 190N Lifejackets from Crewsaver
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I would echo what Pete has said. They are remarkable jackets and will replace with the same when the time comes.
I sometimes forget that i have it on, but then I'm starting to forget a lot of things ....

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I have recently got the kit list through for round Ireland and it looks like we will be wearing drysuits.
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