ROARING FORTIES™ PFDs are light in air & in water. Hence it is very comfortable to wear them for longer periods. It will also provide a high & safe freeboard in water (ie the vertical distance between the mouth & the surface of the water). Our PFDS will right a person in a safe inclined angle.

By using a specialised uncoated warp knit polyester fabric, ROARING FORTIES™ RB290 series PFDs has excellent permeability of water in and out of the fabric & thus providing stability in performance & consistency in buoyancy.

Our fabric has a colour fastness to light reading of 4-5 on a Blue Wool Standard & colour fastness to seawater reading of 4-5 on a grey scale. With these inherent features, ROARING FORTIES™ RB290 series PFDs perform much better than others when exposed to the above conditions. Apart from fungus resistant, Roaring Forties fabric is more resistant to chlorine attack than the average fabric.

ROARING FORTIES™ PFDs use loose sheets of closed cell foam.  This ensures ROARING FORTIES™ PFDs are soft, light, durable, dependable and very comfortable to wear over long periods. Also the soft touch is design to prevent serious injury when alighting a craft.

ROARING FORTIES™ being outcome focus, also caters for larger sizes people & people with disabilities.

Our emphasis is on comfort & lightness in air & in water. ROARING FORTIES™ RB290 series PFD for Adult is a deluxe model. This PFD is part of the a hybrid modular sytem. It can float a person by itself. This PFD in olive green colour (PFD Type 3) is also used by the Australian Commandos on their own hybrid system. Very light in weight with the front shorter than the back section.


ModelPart No.SizeWeightCrutch StrapGrab Handle
RB290LBJ290-1L-XL60kg & overOptionalNo
RB290XXLBJ290-2XXL60kg & overOptionalNo
RB290S Adult S-M 40-60kg$79.00
RB290L Adult L-XL 60kg & over$79.00
RB290XXL Adult XXL 60kg & over$79.00

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