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NRS Zephyr Inflatable PFD

NRS Zephyr Inflatable PFD

  • $99.95


Stand up paddlers and other water sports enthusiasts looking for an alternative to traditional life jackets will love the NRS Zephyr Self-Inflating PFD. It's lightweight, easy to wear and inflates instantly to float you high.
  • This lightweight self-inflating PFD provides 15.5 lbs. of flotation and meets U.S. Coast Guard requirements. (See Note below.)
  • The compact, adjustable ripstop nylon waist pack stays out of your way for SUP or surfing.
  • A simple tug on the cord instantly inflates the PFD with pressurized C02 gas.
  • A 16 gram CO2 cartridge is included with the Zephyr. NRS CO2 Re-Arming Kit, Item # 40035.01, is sold separately. It's a good idea to have extra re-arming kits on hand.
  • Note: The Green Arming Pin, that comes with the Re-Arming Kit, breaks when you pull the inflation cord to inflate the Zephyr. The intact Arming Pin serves as a visual sign that there's a full CO2 cylinder available when needed. If you would like additional Arming Pins, order Item # 40032.01.
  • Unlike many other self-inflating life jackets, the flotation chamber stays around your waist.
  • Simply rotate the belt until the chamber faces forward, pull the inflation cord and secure the attachment strap over your head.
  • A manual mouth valve backs up the CO2-powered inflator.
  • The bag's clear window lets you check the inflation system for readiness.
  • This PFD carries the US Coast Guard Certification, through testing by Underwriters Laboratories (UL).
  • If you are flying with your Zephyr Inflatable PFD, the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) says on their website, "You may bring a life vest with up to two CO2 cartridges inside, plus two spare cartridges in your carry-on or checked bag." Be aware that individual TSA agents may not have read that particular regulation.

Note: This PFD is certified by the US Coast Guard as a Type V PFD. However, it meets Coast Guard requirements for Type III PFDs when it is worn. In other words, you have to have the pouch secured around your waist for it to qualify as a required flotation device.

Specs

Size: Adult Universal
Waist Size: Belt fits waist 27"-50" (69-127 cm) in circumference
Weight: 1.1 lbs
US Coast Guard Type: Type V, meets Coast Guard requirement for a Type III PFD when it is worn.
Design Flotation: 15.5 lbs.
Entry System: Adjustable waist belt with side-release buckle
Includes:
  • 16 gm CO2 cartridge
Features:
    US Coast Guard Certification