Inflatable Vest PFD with LIFT Auto Hydrostatic Activation
Ultimate comfort and performance
Ultimate comfort and performance.
Incorporating new and improved hydrostatic inflation technology, and a durable and easy-to-use SecureZip PFD closure system, the Auto Hydrostatic Inflatable Vest with LIFT is a lightweight inflatable PFD designed with a shorter length and a low and flexible profile to ensure total mobility during even the most rigorous activities.
Made primarily for performance sailors and power boaters, and security and rescue professionals, the Vest is also an excellent choice for individuals who desire added protection.
Engineered with the revolutionary LIFT PFD design, the Vest delivers a high level of safety for users in variable wind and wave conditions by elevating the mouth out of the water by up to 9 inches (23cm). Known as freeboard, this increase in elevation has been shown to reduce underwater mouth immersions by 80%, increasing the chance of survival in accidental immersion situations.
Hydrostatic pressure is applied to objects submerged in water. The new hydrostatic inflator needs only to be submerged 4 inches (10 cm) for hydrostatic pressure to open a pressure valve which releases a firing mechanism that automatically inflates the PFD
The PFD inflates under hydrostatic pressure and will not inflate prematurely due to rain, humidity or water contact (the PFD can also be inflated by pulling the activation cord).
No inflator maintenance is required for five years, unless fired.
Safety Inspection Window
Easily view the inflator replacement date and inflator status through the safety inspection window - green indicates ready for use.
Born from our research in military applications, the SecureZip closure system keeps the PFD closed during the most rigorous activity, makes the PFD easy to repack and effortlessly opens upon inflation.
The Inflatable Vest PFD with LIFT Auto Hydrostatic Activation is a USCG Approved Type V PFD for use when worn on uninspected commercial vessels less than 40 ft. in length not carrying passengers for hire as a substitute for a Type II or III PFD when used in accordance with the owner's manual.
Use of the harness (MA1900) is not available with the MD0451.
SIZE UNIVERSAL ADULT (30"-52" CHEST)
AGE OVER 16 YEARS, WEIGHING 36.3 KG (80 LB) AND OVER
We are pleased to announce our new shipping promotions below. These rates apply to your entire order*!
|Free shipping||FREE!||6 to 10 Business Days|
|Ground Shipping||$5.95||1-6 Business Days|
|3 Day Shipping||$9.95||3 Business Days|
|2 Day Shipping||$18.95||2 Business Days|
|1 Day Shipping||$28.95||1 Business Day|
*These offers apply to in-stock orders to the lower 48 states only. We cannot include shipments to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico or any other US Territory. Please call or email us for rates to these locations. Oversized packages are also excluded for 3, 2, and next day shipping. Items that are shipped freight are also excluded. Because we have many different warehouses around the United States we reserve the right to choose the carrier. Signature service can be requested for $3 extra.
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Please use the shipping calculator for an accurate shipping quote.
We ship via DHL International and USPS. Shipping insurance is optional but recommended and costs $5 for all international orders. Items that can fit in a flat rate envelope are shipped via flat rate service. Please keep in mind that USPS Flat Rate Priority Mail does not include detailed tracking and is not covered by insurance to certain countries. For a list of these countries please email us.
International order processing takes approx. 3-5 business days.
Many countries impose their own customs, duties, tariffs, taxes, etc... on items imported from the USA. We do not cover those costs.
The shipping transit times are approx. as follow:
|DHL International Economy:||5-7 business days (trackable)|
|USPS Express (EMS) Mail:||1-2 weeks (trackable)|
|USPS Global Priority Mail:||2-3 weeks, (trackable)|
|USPS Flat Rate Priority Mail:||4-5 weeks (not trackable)|