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Life jackets

Discussion in 'Sea Fishing Forum - Shore, Boat & Kayak Fishing' started by simon22, Jan 9, 2017.

  1. simon22

    simon22 Rockling

    Hi. Can anyone recommend good life jackets. I am around 17 stone my mate is smaller but we both need good jackets.
  2. navmanfish

    navmanfish Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

  3. brian carragher

    brian carragher Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    Some info on flotation rates here How to Choose a Lifejacket

    I use 15o N auto inflators so even if I was to go over and bang my head and knock myself out then they'll go off automatically, they still have the manual pull and the whistle and reflective tape but given the 17 stone that you mention you will need to up the rating of your jacket to maybe 275N

    I'm about 11 and a half stone so you can see why I think you need to uprate, take into account extra winter clothing and it starts to add up ,if you want I'll have a look and see what make mine are, I have 2 from 1 manufacturer and three from another but will have a shufty later

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