Forward WIP Impact Vest
Forward WIP Impact Vest
Forward WIP Impact Vest
Forward WIP Impact Vest
Forward WIP Impact Vest
Forward WIP Impact Vest
Forward WIP Impact Vest
Forward WIP Impact Vest
Forward WIP Impact Vest
Forward WIP Impact Vest
Forward WIP Impact Vest
Forward WIP Impact Vest
Forward WIP Impact Vest
Forward WIP Impact Vest
Forward WIP Impact Vest
Forward WIP Impact Vest

Forward WIP Impact Vest

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THE WORLD'S TOP SAILING TEAM'S PREFERRED CHOICE WITH HIGH DENSITY FOAM AND LOW PROFILE

Catamarans and other high-performance boats, such as skiffs, are going faster and faster and if incidents occur, can cause significant trauma in the case of a fast deceleration or capsize.

This pro vest offers great comfort full speed or when falling into the water for all serious sailors (including kite-surfers, windsurfers and stand up paddlers).

Fitting close to the body, its neoprene grip strips, on the inside, grip your wetsuit and prevent the vest from moving up.

It ensures good freedom of movement thanks to its wide arm openings, and adjusts to the waist with 2 straps.

This vest is designed to be compatible with trapeze harnesses, it is also compatible with kitesurf and windsurf harnesses. The buoyancy is distributed over the upper part of the panel, which is denser.

Thermoformed front and back panels allow good shock protection and flex for maximum freedom of movement and a very slim fit. The bottom is designed to be compatible with a harness.

“This is best low profile high absorption buoyancy aid I ever tested! I love the front zip pocket.’’
Glenn Ashby

Chosen by several America's Cup teams and professional sailors as the best 50n buoyancy thanks to its high-density thermoformed foam, it also combines comfort, numerous storage and 50n buoyancy.

On one side of the vest, a Restube ready patch is integrated. this makes wearing a Restube (optional) instant additional flotation and visibility in water within seconds.


Specifications

  • High density thermoformed high-density foam, complying to EN393/A1 and ISO 12402-5 - to improve comfort when falling
  • 50N buoyancy en iso 12402-5 certified - certified for your safety
  • Protect side pads - to cover ribs (not on size s)
  • Ykk side zip & double adjustment strap - easy to put and remove + allow close fitting and precise adjustment 
  • Double webbing strap closure system.
  • Non-slip strips - 2 neoprene strips inside to grip your wetsuit and prevent the ride-up commonly seen on some PFDs
  • 5 pockets different sizes easy access - 1 large zipper, 1 black panel, 2 shoulder, 1 knife pocket, 1 dedicated line cutting area
  • Weight: 1.2Kg
  • Restube ready patch - for easy connection of flotation device Restube

  • Sizes: S, M, L, XL

Sizing

Forward WIP size chart