Astral Men's Tempo 200 PFD
Whitewater, Touring, Canoeing
This vest offers a wide array of important features for those who prefer the ease of donning and removing a front-entry PFD. This fully featured ergonomic design is an Astral Classic.
Features: Low riding, contoured foam keeps the buoyancy out of your way ,providing an amazing range of motion. Preferred by aggressive paddlers. Dual Cargo Pockets are easily accessed via vertical zippers. Gussets provide ample expansion. Handwarmers are hidden behind the front pockets. Check em'. ISS™-[Independent Shoulder Suspension] is designed to let the shoulder straps move up and down with your shoulders without pulling up on the PFD. Reinforcement webbing is sewn from your shoulder straps to the side-wings of your Vest for unmatched strength in a recreational PFD. Neck Bumpers of neoprene at inside of your shoulder straps increase comfort for all day paddling. EZ-Reach side adjustments are placed much more forward than other PFD's. This makes it much easier to securely adjust an Astral vest.. Flotection Impact resistant foam placed in the back and sides to protect your ribs and upper spine. Chimney Vent™-By opening the main zipper and loosening the buckle beneath, you will freshen up and still stay secure. Hydration compatibility-our ½Bladder fits in the front pocket and our Full Bladder fits between the back foam layers. Quick Access Knife tab.
Technical Information:Foam inserts: Super-soft Non-Halogenated (PVC-Free!) Foam in the front is ergonomically shaped by hand . Recyclable P.E foam is used in back and sides for its light weight and impact protection. Shell fabric: 500 Denier Cordura Nylon Provides excellent abrasion resistance. Liner fabric: 200 Denier Nylon for lightweight comfort against your skin or clothing. Plastic Hardware: Acetal plastic is incredibly strong for it's weight and will not crack when cold and wet. Webbing: We use Nylon webbing because it is strong and flows through hardware best.
Sizing: (measured in inches at widest torso circumference)
Large/Extra Large 42-52
Buoyancy: 16.75 lbs. (USCG minimum is 15.5 lbs for a Type III PFD)
Full Bladder ™- Our 1.5 Liter hydration bladder fits between the layers of the back of the PFD.
Half Bladder ™- Our 1 Liter Hydration bladder fits behind the front zipper and can also be used as a dry bag or, when inflated, serve as a buoyancy booster.