NRS Big Kahuna Inflatable PFD

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Features of the NRS Big Kahuna Inflatable PFD This PFD is certified by the U. S Coast Guard as a Type V PFD However, it meets Coast Guard requirements for Type III PFDs when it is worn In other words, you have to have the pouch secured around your waist for it to qualify as a required flotation device It is only approved for use by persons 16 years of age or older Provides 29 lbs of flotation in the event of an emergency Inflates instantly with the simple pull of a cord Adjustable ripstop nylon waist pack stays out of your way for SUP or surfing Two adjustable webbing tethers keep the inflated PFD from floating away A manual mouth valve backs up the CO2-powered inflator A zippered pocket on the waist bag holds sunscreen, snacks and other small essentials The bag's clear window lets you check the inflator mechanism for readiness We've even attached a Nexus nautical safety whistle to help you signal for help Adult Universal, for persons weighing more than 80 lbs (36kg)

- Moosejaw

Stay protected without loosing your freedom with NRS' Self-Inflating PFD. Stored in a hip belt, this PFD meets type V coastguard standards and meets type III criteria when worn. The PFD is inflated by a small CO2 cartridge but has a back-up valve that you can inflate with your mouth.

- Mountain Gear

Stand up paddlers and surfers will love how the NRS Big Kahuna Inflatable PFD stays out of the way, but remains accessible around the waist when you need it. Includes one CO2 cartridge for inflation but cartridges are easily replaceable for multiple uses via the NRS Rearming kit (sold separately).. . . Certified by the U.S. Coast Guard as a Type V PFD. Meets Coast Guard requirements for a Type III PFD when worn. Approved for use by persons 16 years of age or older. For people weighing 80 pounds or more. Provides 29 lb. of flotation. Instantly inflates with the pull of a cord. Can be inflated manually by mouth. Two tethers keep pack from floating away. Zippered pocket holds small essentials. Clear window lets you easily check inflator. Comes with a Nexus nautical safety whistle. Includes CO2 cartridge


The NRS Big Kahuna Self-Inflating PFD is great for stand-up paddleboarding, fishing, or r any water sport where you don't want to be bothered with a traditional PFD but still prefer the safety of wearing one. The vest is worn around the waist and can be quickly activated in an emergency situation with just the pull of a tab. The CO2 powered system inflates the vest instantly, providing 29lbs of buoyancy. After use the spent CO2 cartridge can be replaced, and an additional mouth valve option can be used in a pinch.


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previously retailed for:
$79.99 - $99.95

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