“Is this product safe for whitewater?”

Asked by auntie becca from Oregon on 4/6/2016 10:27:48 AM
  • I haven't used it yet just by the quality of the product I would have to say yes, great fit and once you strap it on its not going anywhere.
    Answered on 4/7/2016 6:05:29 AM by Travlenz from Fairless Hills, Pa
  • According to the product overview tab this is USCG approved Type III PFD.

    www.uscg.mil lists Type III as the following:
    TYPE III PFDS / FLOTATION AIDS: For general boating or the specialized activity that is marked on the device such as water skiing, hunting, fishing, canoeing, kayaking and others. Good for calm, inland waters, or where there is a good chance for fast rescue. Designed so that wearing it will complement your boating activities:
    Inherently Buoyant Type III PFDs
    Inflatable Type III PFDs
    Hybrid Type III PFDs

    Answered on 4/7/2016 9:00:14 AM by Product Specialist Greg from Sierra Trading Post