Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Kokatat Guide Kayak Rescue Lifejacket - The Guide Kayak Rescue Lifejacket by Kokatat was designed with the professional kayaker guide in mind. The Guide incorporates everything you could possibly need in a full featured Type V rescue PFD, including reinforced shoulders, strong swimmer harness and rescue belt. It is an excellent fit for all-day comfort and usable storage space. Made with GAIA PVC-free foam, this is a comfortable, secure PFD that is outfitted to work with and for you. If you are serious about kayaking then get serious about safety, make sure you have the Guide Kayak Rescue Lifejacket by Kokatat.

- Outdoorplay

Built specifically for guiding on an ocean kayak the Kokatat Guide Rescue PFD is rated as a type V personal flotation device by the United States Coast Guard. Beyond this rating the Guide Rescue boasts all of the bells and whistles needed to guide, including tow system readiness, an electronics pocket, lash tabs in the front and back, a quick release chest harness, and 3M reflective tape on the front and back. To ensure this all stays close by and usable this vest is built with super durable 500D Corudra outer and a comfortable 200D nylon inner shell all backed up by articulated seams. The combination of durability and organization helps you ensure you are always prepared on the water.


Designed for professional sea kayak guides and trip leaders, the Kokatat Guide PFD has the rescue gear to handle tough situations and the fit to keep you comfortable all day. Paddle easily with perfect buoyancy placement above your spray skirt and under your shoulders. You'll be ready for multiple seasons with the reinforced shoulders, strong-swimmer harness and quick-release rescue belt.

- Mountain Gear


PFD Sizes S, M, L, XL

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