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Stohlquist Melody PFD: Women's Recreational Paddling Vest for Comfort and Fit

The Stohlquist Melody PFD is a specially designed flotation device for women who enjoy recreational paddling. Offering a combination of comfort, adjustability, and style, the Melody PFD is an ideal choice for those seeking a simple yet effective vest for their paddling adventures. It's also a great option for families or groups, thanks to its highly adjustable multi-fit size.

Innovative Cross-Chest Cinch for Enhanced Fit:

  • The Melody features the unique Cross-Chest Cinch harness exclusive to Stohlquist PFDs. This innovative system keeps the vest securely in place, preventing ride-up and eliminating chafing around the chin and underarms. The "cinch" ensures the vest stays down and fitted, enhancing your comfort and safety.

Designed Specifically for Women:

  • This PFD is engineered with women in mind, featuring perfectly shaped foam with supportive inner cups that cater to a feminine fit. The design acknowledges the unique body shapes of women, ensuring a more comfortable and tailored fit.

Optimized for Breathability and Mobility:

  • The mesh back design of the Melody PFD provides increased breathability, ensuring you stay cool during your paddling sessions. It also offers increased clearance for tall seat backs, making it versatile for different types of kayaks and canoes.

Convenient Webbing Strap Pockets:

  • The extra webbing strap pockets are designed to secure any excess straps, helping to eliminate dangling ends and ensuring a sleeker, more streamlined look and feel.

Type III PFD for Reliable Buoyancy:

  • Classified as a Type III PFD, the Melody offers a sea level buoyancy of 16 lbs. 4 oz., making it suitable for recreational paddling in calm and sheltered waters.

Adjustable Multi-Fit Size for Sharing:

  • The multi-fit size is highly adjustable, making the Melody PFD a perfect vest to share among family and friends, accommodating a wide range of body types and sizes.

The Stohlquist Melody PFD stands out as a comfortable, well-fitting, and stylish option for women who enjoy leisurely paddles or sharing their love for paddling with others. It combines innovative features with a thoughtful design to enhance your paddling experience.


Short Description: The Melody is a comfortable option for women looking for a simple, great fitting jacket for recreational paddling. The multi-fit size is highly adjustable; it’s a perfect vest to share with family and friends.


  • Cross-Chest Cinch for Zero Ride-Up
  • The innovative Cross-Chest Cinch harness, found only on Stohlquist PFDs, offers the most unique fit of any PFD, by keeping the vest down & in place, to eliminate ride-up. The "cinch" prevents and eliminates chafing on your chin and underarms caused by annoying vest ride-up.
  • Designed for Women
  • Perfectly shaped foam with supportive inner cups for a feminine fit.
  • Breathability and Mobility
  • Mesh back design offers increased clearance for tall seat backs.
  • Webbing Strap Pockets
  • Extra webbing strap pockets help eliminate the "danglies."
  • Type III PFD
  • With sea level buoyancy of 16 lbs. 4 oz.


Multi Fit

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