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Inflatable Jacket

Float-Tech (formerly Orca Gear) Model # FT-HRA-R5 (FT302)
Approval Type: USCG Type V with Type III performance

An all season jacket that offers complete non-restrictive movement, unmatched comfort and exceptional style with dynamic versatility to adjust to a variety of weather conditions. The product includes three products all in one; a jacket, a vest (except Orange w/ black version does not have zip off sleeves), and an automatic inflatable PFD liner. You will not feel or look like you are wearing a life jacket.

Float Tech Wins Sail Magazines Award: TOP GEAR for 2004

Float-Tech Orange with SOLAS tapeNEW for 2007: Produced in Safety Orange with over 30 square inches of SOLAS tape added to the chest, back, hood, and wrists!

The Float-Tech jacket is a great choice for offshore boating, recreational boating, fishing and paddle sports. You can even use the outer shell for performance outerwear on any kind of outing.

  • Reliable auto inflation within 3-5 seconds with 26 lbs of minimum buoyancy and excellent freeboard and turnover requirements, all exceeding US Coast Guard requirements for Type III devices
  • USCG Approved as Type V with Type III Performance
  • The jacket, made of rip-stop nylon, is stylish, water-proof, breathable, and lightweight with zip-off sleeves
  • Comes complete with two manual inflation backups, a hidden brimmed hood, adjustable side release buckles, 3M Scotchlite Reflective Fabric throughout, non-corrosive vislon zippers, and an adjustable shock cord
  • Compatible with single and dual D-ring harnesses by means of integral harness access points
  • Lightweight comfort ensures that it will not weigh down on your neck, shoulders and back
  • Versatile features allow you to wear the inflatable PFD liner separately, as well as with the jacket, with or without sleeves.
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    CLASS 9 Life-saving Appliance

    According to United States Coast Guard wear studies, individuals do not wear life jackets because they are: bulky, uncomfortable, restrictive, and unsightly. Of the hundreds of drownings that occur each year, 80% of the individuals were NOT wearing life jackets. (USCG 2002)

    Float Tech Jacket

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    Available in colors:

    Red w/ navy
    Yellow w/ navy
    Olive Drab
    Orange w/ black + SOLAS tape (+ $40)
    Note: Orange w/ black is a jacket only the sleeves don't zip off

    Available in sizes: XS S M L XL 2XL & 3XL

    Chest Sizes: (XS) 3032 (S) 3436 (M) 3840
    (L) 42 44 (XL) 4648 (XXL) 5052 (3XL) 54"-56

    #SOGJ1 List Price $339.00Only $299.00
    Color *L*: 

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    For Float-Tech model # FT-HRA-R5 (FT302)

    #SOGJ-RA List Price $23.50Only $18.95