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The World's top sailing team's preferred choice of Impact protection & buoyancy. The Water Impact Protection (WIP) vest by FORWARD offers great comfort and protection for serious sailors (including Kite Surfers&SUP paddlers). This WIP vest has a close-fitting, low bulk design that offers great mobility and a large range of...
The World's top sailing team's preferred choice of Impact protection & buoyancy.
The Water Impact Protection (WIP) vest by FORWARD offers great comfort and protection for serious sailors (including Kite Surfers&SUP paddlers). This WIP vest has a close-fitting, low bulk design that offers great mobility and a large range of movement Everyday benefits include ability to swim faster and re-board capsized boat easier. The WIP vest is designed to be compatible with FORWARD WIP Tops&Pants and Sailing harness aswell as most other sailing harnesses. Chosen by the many America's Cup Teams and top sailors who choose this as their perfect solution, it is arguably the most comfortable buoyancy aid/impact vest you will ever wear! Please note this is a buoyancy aid, NOT a lifejacket.
- 50N buoyancy but with a denser foam protection for genuine impact protection
- Side zip and twin webbing strap fastening, allowing very close fitting to the body and the neoprene non-slip strips inside to prevent any 'ride up'
- 7 different sized equipment pockets including under the hi-viz shoulder panels, a larger front zipped and a rear Velcro fastened pockets for knives, comms etc.
- Compact design allows unrestricted and maximum movement of both arms and waist
- Complies CE 12402-5
You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
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We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.
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