170N buoyancy with Hammar®hydrostatic automatic inflator
Structured fit allows easy donning with simple to adjust buckles
Course and fine tune adjustment. Fit lifejacket to body size.
Fine tune adjust each time for layers
Added protection in high impact areas
New style structured sprayhood to reduce the risk of secondary drowning
Pylon Lifejacket Light™– high intensity, water activated flashing LED Light. 23cm flexible antenna wand gives improved visibility above head & water
Lume-On™- Lifejacket bladder illumination lights included
Wider 40mm leg strap with stowage
Toggle attachment point for optional Chest Pack(DW-PCC)
Optional Ocean Signal AIS MOB1available to purchase as a stand-alone unit or supplied fitted integrated within a Deckvest
Hammar® Hydrostatic Automatic Inflator
The Hammar®inflation system is activated by water pressure and will not inflate until the cap is approximately 10cm underwater. This system is designed for use in more extreme conditions and extended offshore sailing. The benefit of the Hammar®system is that the jacket cannot accidentally inflate from being wet with rain and sea spray. The unit has a single indicator to show if armed. Delayed inflation can be caused if full immersion of the firing head is delayed by buoyant foul weather clothing.
Deckvest VITO is approved to the following international standards:
• CE Approved • ISO 12402-3 Lifejacket (170N) • ISO 12401 Deck Harness
Harness Release System (HRS™)
AVAILABLE FROM 30TH MARCH 2019.
The Deckvest VITO is a 170N lifejacket with integrated Deck safety Harness. All VITO Deckvests are built to allow them to be upgraded with the unique Spinlock Harness Release System (HRS™). This revolutionary system, evolved directly from the development work with the Volvo Ocean Race, is in the final stage of approval testing and will be launched early 2019. HRS™ is a unique system that ensures a simple release from a safetyline, even when fully loaded. It is easily accessible with either hand, but significantly reduces the risk of an accidental snag or release.
If required – at an additional cost, Spinlock can upgrade any VITO to include the new Harness Release System once it is available in 2019.
In 2019 the Vito will also be available to order with the HRS™ fitted.
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