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Astral Paddle Abba-Blue-Medium 4007502102. Organic kapok sealed in rugged urethane bladders forms the front panels' flotation. It's sustainably grown and conforms to the torso like no other buoyant material. Back flotation is 100percent recyclable PE foam. The outer 200 x 400 denier ripstop nylon material is super tough and abrasion resistant. 200 denier liner material is comfortable against the skin. Polypropylene fleece lines the front panels for handwarmer comfort that's oh-so welcome when the weather's cold. Two large zippered pockets hold the stuff you want close at hand. Knife lash tab and a handy folding knife slip pocket let you pick how to carry that important safety tool. Short torso for a true female fit. Also works great for smaller guys. This jacket carries the US Coast Guard Certification through testing by Underwriters Laboratories (UL). Eight adjustment points for a custom fit. Features/Specifications: US Coast Guard Type: III Profile: Medium Design Flotation: 17.4 lbs. Outer Fabric: 200 x 400-denier ripstop nylon Lining: 200-denier nylon Entry System: Front zip Pockets: 2 - Front Lash Tabs: 1 - Front Adjustment System: 6 - Side2 - Shoulder Features: Kapok sealed in urethane bladder front panelsPE back flotationFleece-lined handwarmerShorter torsoUS Coast Guard Certification

- CampSaver.com

Redesigned for 2015, the Astral Women's Abba Life Jacket is built with environmentally friendly materials and designed for ultimate comfort, durability and safety. Organic kapok, sealed in rugged urethane bladders, forms the front panels' flotation. It's sustainably grown and conforms to the torso like no other buoyant material. Back flotation is 100% recyclable PE foam. The outer 200 x 400 denier ripstop nylon material is super tough and abrasion resistant. 200 denier liner material is comfortable against the skin. Polypropylene fleece lines the front panels for handwarmer comfort that's oh-so welcome when the weather's cold. Two large zippered pockets hold the stuff you want close at hand. Knife lash tab and a handy folding knife slip pocket let you pick how to carry that important safety tool. Short torso for a true female fit. Also works great for smaller guys. This jacket carries the US Coast Guard Certification, through testing by Underwriters Laboratories (UL). Eight adjustment points for a custom fit.

- NRS

The worst part about a falling off the boat isn't the act of swimming itself--after all, you are wearing the Astral Women's Abba Personal Flotation Device--it's the ritual consumption of beer out of a bootie afterwards. Well actually, we take that back; there's nothing worse than wearing a men's ill-fitting and cumbersome PFD while undergoing this particular rite of passage. Equipped with a women-specific fit, the Abba shines above the rest with a unique construction that's strong, dependable, and comfortable. Specifically, the Abba gains its buoyancy from an organically grown and sustainably harvested plant fiber called kapok that conforms naturally to your body. Plus, this PFD is fashioned with two fleece-lined hand warmers, two large zippered hand pockets, one zippered chest pocket, folding knife pocket, and a quick-access knife tab. The self-locking Vislon zipper and buckle entry make the vest easy to don and super secure when you're in the water.

- Backcountry.com

Type III: For years, the Abba has been the PFD of choice for women looking for a comfortable, yet feature rich life jacket that's also light on the environment.The Abba PFD is built a bit smaller for women or people with shorter torsos. Front flotation is kapok, a sustainably harvested and compostablematerial sealed in a urethane bladder that conforms to your body. Back flotation is 100% recyclable PE foam. The front zip design of this PFD is easy to get on and off. Neoprene shoulders, stretchy side panels and a wide waistband makes this life jacket comfortable to wear. A big, luxurious hand warming pocket, a large semi-dry zipperedchest pocket and a knife lash tab round out this innovative jacket. See the Norge for the men's version of this life jacket. Design Flotation: 17 lbs

- Mountains Plus

The Astral Designs Abba PFD is a beautiful buoyancy aid made just for women. Built with environmentally friendly materials, this PFD is designed for ultimate comfort, strength, and safety.

- Mountain Gear