Adult Buoyancy Aids
Highly visible 50 Newton adult buoyancy aidsthat are ideal for beach or shore line activities.
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Adult Buoyancy Aids Information
These highly visible and robust buoyancy aids feature 50N (Newtons) of buoyancy making them buoyancy aids as opposed to lifejackets. They are great for beach/shore activities and feature reflective panels and easy fastening zips and buckles.
Buoyancy aids are typically used in sheltered waters and do not generally feature a collar, thus not providing any self righting. They are useful when canoeing or kayaking, when sailing, water skiing or jet skiing. The amount of buoyancy and type of buoyancy aid / lifejacket should be determined by the actual activity you will be partaking in.
Features of the buoyancy aid include:
- 50 Netwons of buoyancy
- Adjustable waist belt with plastic buckle
- Drawstring at the hem and neck for adjustment
- Wide elasticated arm holes
- Short no obstructive cut for optimum ease of movement
- Two block construction in the front and back
- Loop in the back to hang your buoyancy aid
A buoyancy aid or a lifejacket?
The difference between a buoyancy aid and a lifejacket is the amount of buoyancy and the ability of the jacket to 'self right' the wearer.
A buoyancy aid provides sufficient buoyancy for use in sheltered waters and does not offer self righting capacity. A lifejacket on the other hand keeps the wearer safely on his or her back and provides enough buoyancy for use in different river and sea conditions.