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Old 08 June 2013, 17:14   #1
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What Lifejacket?

Father's Day next weekend

And I've been asked what I'd like.....

I really want a great auto Lifejacket for the next action packed year although I'll probably end up paying for it

Can anyone recommend what has really been good to them or if there is anything new on the market that I should consider?
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Old 08 June 2013, 17:31   #2
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Spinlock deck vest the best jacket out there!
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I didn't mean one of those, I meant one of these (but I guess you can get them too):-

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I didn't mean one of those, I meant one of these (but I guess you can get them too):-
yes - can supply all SeaSafe and a Scottish Service Point for them.

I can supply ocean safety - kru range too and BALTIC .

the Baltic hybrid jacket is good if you plan being in the water - infact will go nice with your yellow dry suit , white gecko and y class lol


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I've just bought the simple Spinlock, very comfortable.
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Why not try the new ergofit range from crew saver. I tried one at the London show I reckoned it would give spinlock a run for its money. Plus everyone's got a Spinlock

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Old 09 June 2013, 02:28   #9
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My ideal lifejacket doesn't exist but I like my Secumar AX Ultra. Its really comfortable, gets good reviews (including unofficial recommendations from RNLI staff) and you can easily configure the arming device for manual or auto mode. They also do versions without the hood or harness but its so compact and relatively inexpensive, the little extra of the Ultra is worth it.
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Old 09 June 2013, 03:05   #10
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Have you looked at the Baltic Hybrid . Although not publicised you cen get auto/manual retro fit. I have just ordered one for the Round Ireland trip .
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I picked up a Crewsaver Crewfit plus 190N from Mailspeed last month, really pleased with it.

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Old 09 June 2013, 03:59   #12
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Spinlock deck vest the best jacket out there!
I would agree with that. Fantastic lifejacket, really comfortable, and comes with all the extras included (spray hood, light, crutch straps).

Not cheap though.
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I really want a great auto Lifejacket for the next action packed year
It will come down to what you mean by a "great" lifejacket.....comfort, style, price, value for money, gizmos etc....

I'm quite comfortable with my Seago Olympic, but others may find that a bit pedestrian / not gucci enough.
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Would be a Spinlock for me. Plus they're customer service is fantastic.
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I like the look of the Baltics, but they are megabucks. We have "bog standard" ocean safety autos, & they are cheap, simple & very comfortable to the point you don't know you're wearing 'em. When they come around for replacement, I'd probably look at the Baltics or Spinlocks
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Thanks for all the recommendations, watch this space as I google them all.....
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I picked up a Crewsaver Crewfit plus 190N from Mailspeed last month, really pleased with it.

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Thats a very good price you got it for Glow

I thought I did well paying 140 last year for mine. They are a great LJ and once on you don't know they are there
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They had an extra 10% off too for Bank Hol so I was very pleased.

They are also on eBay for 95 with free post.
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They had an extra 10% off too for Bank Hol so I was very pleased.

They are also on eBay for 95 with free post.
Thanks for that
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They had an extra 10% off too for Bank Hol so I was very pleased.

They are also on eBay for 95 with free post.
54!t the bed! Really, have you got a link?
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