Inspired by Stohlquist’s Descent rescue PFD, the Edge integrates premium features and sophisticated styling at an economic price. Low-cut mesh sides and Stohlquist’s Wrapture articulated foam give this side zip-entry vest a body-hugging fit that is comfortable without compromising in-water performance. The oversized chest pocket provides plenty of storage, and a front lash tab accommodates a knife or strobe. Who will like it: Value-minded touring, fitness and rough water paddlers.
$99.95 | www.stohlquist.com
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