Peak UK River Guide

 

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PFD for Whitewater kayaking or White Water kayaking PFD

The Peak UK River Guide is possibly the best PFD for white water kayaking. It has a very proud design heritage that goes right back to the London 2012 Olympic Games. This River Guide Vest has the same Gold Medal winning Olympic cut that was also featured in the Slalom Kayak PFDs that were used by the GB Canoe Slalom Team.

Peak UK has designed the River Guide to have a top performance cut, this is easy to put on and off due to the over the head styling. Once on the paddlers torso, there are three stages of adjustment. Firstly there is a set of waist straps, a second set of hidden side compression straps help hug the torso for a firm and secure fit, while the final adjustment comes from the shoulder straps. The River Guide uses the latest 'single strap' shoulder straps, meaning that each strap is integrated into the waistband and uses one continuous webbing strap, so that if the buckles fail while its hauled on, the buoyancy aid can still be lifted.

The River Guide is packed with lots of great features, the first of those is four front pockets. The main pocket is vast and also incorporates some mesh storage dividers and also several anchor points. The next two pockets are symmetrical and run down the side of the main pocket, once again these are a good size and also feature more anchor points to secure things to. The last and final pocket is just above the waist and is designed to take a river rescue knife. As this is a PFD for whitewater kayaking, it also features an adjustable chest harness that can be changed to suit both right handed and left handed paddlers. To help with the storage of a cow tail there are then two small plastic d rings, these are great for clipping a kayaking carabiners to. These plastic d rings also feature a split, this is to enable you to release the carabiner for it with a small firm tug. 





  • General Features
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  • Olympic design performance cut
  • - Developed for London 2012 Olympic Games
  • 4 Front Pockets
  • - Main Pocket - Horizontal access zip
  • - Internal mesh dividers
  • - Anchor Points
  • - Second Two Pockets
  • - 2 vertical access zips
  • - Anchor Points
  • - All feature anchor points
  • - Final Pocket - Horizontal Zip Access
  • - Ideal for a knife
  • - Anchor Point
  • Adjustable Shoulders
  • - Stitched in shoulders pads for greater comfort
  • - featuring reflective detailing
  • Neoprene Side Panels
  • - Featuring hidden Side Adjustment
  • Reflective Detailing
  • - Piped around the shoulder pads
  • Chest Harness
  • - Removable
  • - Can be changed to suit right hand or left hand paddlers
  • - Plastic D rings adjacent to this for anchoring a carabiner
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