One of our most popular life jackets, the Stohlquist Edge is an extremely lightweight, form-fitting USCG approved life jacket, perfect for the racer who wants to get the most out of their movement on the boat. The wide arm openings allow for a wide range of motion, the light weight and low-profile design make it comfortable to wear all day, and the adjustable side pulls and shoulder straps provide a customized fit. The side zip entry provides easy entry and minimizes bulk, and the large center pocket allows for easy access to tools and snacks. Great for sailing, whitewater, and paddling, this life jacket can be worn for many different activities while providing comfort and reliable buoyancy.
- Ergonomic WRAPTURE™ shaped torso
- Adjustable shoulders, 4 side pulls, and front waist buckle closure
- Low cut, offset front-zip entry
- Large arm openings for unrestricted whitewater and SUP paddling
- Contoured padded shoulder straps
- High visibility 3M™ reflective accents
- Roomy, top loading front pocket for secure storage and easy accessibility
- Mesh sides for maximum ventilation
- Mini-Ripstop nylon shell & 200 denier oxford liner
- Type III PFD
- USCG and Transport Canada approved
Sizing: (Measured at the bust, circumference in inches)
- SM/MD: 33 - 39
- LG/XL: 40 - 46
- XXL: 48 - 54
|Features||Water Repellent, Fast Dry|
|Recommended Use||Day Sailing, Dinghy Racing, Keelboat Racing|
|Material / Fabric||Mini Ripstop nylon outer shell; 200 denier oxford liner|
The Edge Life Vest by Stohlquist is an optimal Type III PFD with some serious wear-ability. If the sailing you do requires the use of a life vest, here is one for day long comfort.
The Wrapture™ design means the flotation contours to the shape of the body to avoid the bulkiness typical to jackets made in large foam panels. The jacket has two straps on the shoulders and two on each side, giving the user full adjustability to accommodate how he or she prefers to wear it. That range of adjustments also makes this a great jacket for juniors who are just transitioning out of youth sizes (90lbs +).
Another stellar feature of the Edge life vest is the pull tab on the zipper. By extending past the bottom of the teeth, it gives you material to grab hold of and easily start the zipper even with gloves. Brilliant!
The marsupial pocket is more than sizable enough to hold the day’s worth of snacks and sunscreens.
So get out there. Sail fast. And live life on the Edge!