Kokatat Proteus PFD - Men's 5057-237
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Kokatat Proteus PFD - Men's

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Show Description

Ergonomic and adjusable, the Proteus PFD uses soft, pliable foam that's articulated and conforms to your body. Mesh panels at the lower back add comfort for recreational kayaks with high, supportive backrests. Adjustable shoulder straps and side panels let you fine tune the fit.

  • Shell fabric is 4-way stretch polyester that's soft, comfy and flexible.
  • High-wear areas are faced with 210-denier high tenacity nylon.
  • Gaia foam is latex- and PVC-free, with articulated internal panels.
  • Front zip entry makes for easy on/off.
  • Adjustable side panels and shoulder straps fine tune the fit.
  • 2 zippered pockets provide secure storage, 2 fleece-lined handwarmer pockets warm your hands on chilly days.

Tech specs

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Weight 921g (Medium/Large)
Ideal for
  • Cottage and recreational kayaking
  • Light kayak touring
  • Kayak touring
  • Cottage and recreational canoeing
Lining Polyester
Shell material Polyester
Chest circumference
  • 81-97cm (Extra Small/Small)
  • 102-117cm (Medium/Large)
  • 124-140cm (X-Large/XX-Large)
Rescue harness compatible No
PVC-free foam

All PFDs sold by MEC contain PVC-free foam.

Pockets Yes
Additional feature(s) Reflective details
ULC approved Yes
Made in China