Zhik P2 Buoyancy Aid

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The ergonomic profiles of the Zhik P2 PFD Buoyancy Aid allows for freedom of movement with each panel intended to move with the body. It has a thinner profile on the back and spine for maneuverability under the boom and in tight spaces. Non slip grip is also stitched into the hem to stop the PFD riding up.

The front pockets can be used for easy storage or in conjunction with Kollition™ Impact pads to protect you from crashes. Pads can be easily inserted into the front and back.

The inner lining of the P2™ PFD is constructed with a high quality perforated mesh that is soft and provides airflow.

Key Features:

  • Ergonomic profile, moves with your body
  • Quick drainage
  • Kollition Impact padding compatible (Pad set arriving early 2017)
  • Low profile
  • Easy access pocket openings
  • Side zipper entry
  • EN ISO 12402-5 Certified
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Features Water Repellent, Fast Dry
Recommended Use Day Sailing, Dinghy Racing, Keelboat Racing
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This is the Zhik P2 Buoyancy Aid. This is a 50-Newton aid. Its main feature is that it's very contoured a flat and you can see it has all these multiple panels, front and back. What it allows for the vest to do is to conform to the body and move with you. It really feels like I just got bulky.

In terms of features, I've got two pockets here. They're made with mesh material. I just open this Velcro, insert. They just self-drain. Entry is side entry, using this zipper. There's a Velcro catch to keep the zipper from falling down. This attachment is a belt that runs through the entire jacket. I just pull it tight. I'll tell you, it's a little tough to get this sucker out of here and buckled, but once you do, this little cover keeps it covered and out of the way and keeps it from snagging and you can just tuck this in. To undo this, all I have to do is reach back here and give it a little pinch. Then to open this, drop the zipper.

On the inside, it has this mesh material, which is wicking and adds a little bit of space between your skin and the vest, so it's not quite as hot. You'll notice with the Zhik, it has these grip pads, if you will. They're highly textured and rubberized and they run all the way around the best. On top of that is the belt that you adjust on the outside. What these do is these rubbery things come in contact with