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NRS - cVest Type III Personal Flotation Device

NRS cVest Type III Personal Flotation Device

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$105.00 Original price:$139.95
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    Tech Specs

    USCG Approved:
    type III
    Flotation / Buoyancy:
    front zipper
    Recommended Use:
    paddling, water sports
    Manufacturer Warranty:

    cVest Type III Personal Flotation Device

    You wouldn't put just any life jacket over your torso, so NRS made sure to give the CVest Type III PFD a large, easy-to-use front zipper and multiple adjustments points to sway your decision. Large front pockets with smaller zippered stash compartments on the front as well as a designated radio pouch at the chest makes the CVest Type III PFD the ideal choice for guides or photographers and videographers.

    • An accessory-friendly PFD for those who ride with high-back seats
    • Mesh lower back panel offers added breathability on long summer days
    • Six pockets provide easy-access to small need-to-have items
    • Numerous attachment points let you link up your favorite knife
    • Six adjustment points deliver a secure, comfortable fit
    • 3M reflective accents add safety in low-light conditions

    All Day Comfort

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

    Loved the quality of this vest. Although I don't have a lot to compare it to this is probably the most comfortable vest I've worn in my young life. With so many sizes, adjustability and colors I was able to get everything just right. The shape of the vest allowed me to do all the activities I pushed towards (SUP and Kayak) plenty of pockets. It hit all the metrics for me.

    Good Standard Vest

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

    Got this for Kayaking and SUP and it works great. Fits big so size down

    Great vest!

      Lots of room and very comfortable

      NRS cVEST

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times

      LOVE THE PFD, 5 stars all the way, i would like to see a key pocket hook upper right opening and zippered, but for jet ski, white water, and trout fishing, you can't beat it. Just to think, i purchase , the pfd for the radio poket, in the gulf jet fishing.
      Wow what a deal, it work for me.
      Now i need a go pro, for the left lower pocket.

      Great PFD for Sea Kayaking

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      Great PFD for sea kayaking. Lots of well thought out pockets including a dedicated one for a handheld VHF radio. Fits great with many adjustment points to securely tighten it down with comfort. Another great NRS product.

      NRS cVest PFD

        Just what I was looking for. It shipped quick and arrived in perfect condition. Can't wait to get on the river. The only thing missing was a Backcountry.com window sticker(s). Great service, as usual!


        • Familiarity: I've used it several times

        Awesome vest with great range of motion.

        Pockets are little small.

        Great vest, especially for the price

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

        I love being able to have all my essentials right on me at all times. while other people are digging around in their boats for snacks, keys, etc I'm already enjoying myself. While the MsFit is the standard for this style of PFD, this one is way cheaper and just has everything you want without feeling cheap. I love the mesh-back construction, especially living the south, where staying cool is key. The only thing I wish this PFD had shoulder pads on the straps, but that's only bothered me in high humidity weather. I look forward to using this PFD for a long time.

        Great Kayak PFD

          This was my first PFD, and it was perfect for kayaking or rafting. I suggest it for more if you are going to be in a cockpit with how the back is made. Has lots of pockets. Overall was a great pfd. The only thing I had a problem with was the zipper. I feel this is a common occurrence with front zippers is that sometimes its hard to start them. other than that, its great

          Great Kayak PFD

          Great PFD

            My old Stolquist PFD was getting pretty faded and the pockets were ripping. I was looking for a replacement that would be more comfortable, more visible, and carry all the equipment I need to feel safe while paddling in more exposed water. This PFD is great! My iCom waterproof VHF radio fits perfectly in the radio pocket. I keep a ACR ResQLink in the left pocket, which can be secured to an internal attachment point.

            The small right sided pocket is perfect for earplugs / nose plugs to use for practice rolling. A rescue knife attaches securely on the left, and an emergency light secure to the shoulder strap on the back.

            My only gripe with the jacket is that it is not compatible with the NRS hydration pack. I bought it from a local retailer, and when I brought it back they said I couldn't return it because it had been used!

            Why is this NRS pfd not compatible with their hydration pack. It appears it would work. Thanks.

            NRS CVest Type III PFD


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              XS / M

              L / XL

              XL / XXL


              30 - 42in

              (76 - 107cm)

              42 - 52in

              (107 - 132cm)

              50 - 56in

              (127 - 142cm)

               S / ML / XLXXL

              33 - 40in

              (84 - 102cm)

              38 - 46in

              (96.5 - 117cm)

              42 - 50in

              (107 - 127cm)



              S / M

              L / XL



              31 - 37in

              (79 - 94cm)

              38 - 44in

              (96.5 - 112cm)

              45 - 51in

              (114 - 129.5cm)

               One Size

              24 - 29in

              (60 - 73cm)


              50 - 90lb

              (22.6 - 40.8kg)



              One Size


              22 - 25in

              (55 - 63cm)


              30 - 50lb

              (13.6 - 22.6kg)

              How to Measure:
              For best results, take measurements over your underwear.
              Measure under your arms, around the fullest part of your chest.