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Stohlquist Spectrum PFD: Versatile Comfort for Diverse Boating Experiences

Explore the waters with the Stohlquist Spectrum PFD, a versatile flotation device designed to accommodate a variety of seating styles and boating environments. Whether you're in a sit-on-top kayak with a high seat back or a touring boat with a spray skirt, the Spectrum PFD adapts to your needs, ensuring comfort and safety on your aquatic adventures.

Innovative Thin Back Design for Universal Compatibility:

  • The Spectrum PFD features a thin back design that provides extensive coverage and ensures compatibility with any seat back style. This thoughtful design makes the vest suitable for a wide range of boats, from recreational kayaks to more advanced touring models.

Adaptable for Sit-on-Tops and Touring Boats:

  • For sit-on-top kayaks, the vest can be worn lower on the torso, offering maximum coverage against tall seats. In touring boats, simply adjust the shoulder straps to ride higher on your torso, ensuring no interference with your spray skirt.

Key Features for Enhanced Boating Experience:

  • Thin Back Design: Ensures comfort and compatibility with various seat styles.
  • Cross-Chest Cinch: Prevents ride-up and maintains the vest's position for safety and comfort.
  • Breathability and Mobility: The open sides and adjustable mesh shoulders offer ventilation and flexibility, essential for long paddling sessions.
  • Small Stash Pockets: Convenient for storing small essentials.
  • Type III ULC PFD: Offers a sea level buoyancy of 16 lbs. 8 oz., suitable for general boating activities.

Specifications for Confident Use:

  • Buoyancy: 16 lbs 8 oz – adequate for most adults.
  • Foam Material: Polyethylene – for durability and buoyancy.
  • Outer Shell: 240D Ripstop – resistant to tears and punctures.
  • Inner Liner: 200D Nylon – for comfort against the skin.
  • Weight: 1.7 lbs – lightweight for ease of wear and maneuverability.
  • Universal Adult Size: Designed to fit a wide range of adult sizes.

The Stohlquist Spectrum PFD is more than just a personal flotation device; it's an essential part of your water gear, offering versatility, comfort, and safety. Whether you're enjoying a calm day on the lake or navigating coastal waters, the Spectrum PFD is designed to enhance your boating experience.


Short Description: The Spectrum features a thin back design offering more coverage and ensuring compatibility with any seat back style. The Spectrum is perfect for use with boats that feature a higher seat back, but are right at home in a touring boat with sprayskirt.

For sit-on-tops, the vest can be worn lower on the torso for maximum back coverage against tall seats. For touring boats, simply adjust the shoulder straps so that the vest rides higher on your torso, and eliminates interference with your sprayskirt.


  • Thin Back Design
  • Cross-Chest Cinch for Zero Ride-Up
  • Breathability and Mobility - open sides and adjustable mesh shoulders
  • Small Stash Pockets
  • Type III ULC PFD With sea level buoyancy of 16 lbs. 8 oz.
  • Universal Adult Size


  • Buoyancy: 16 lbs 8 oz.
  • Foam Material: Polyethylene
  • Outer Shell: 240D Ripstop
  • Inner Liner: 200D Nylon
  • Weight: 1.7 lbs.
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