Spinlock Life Jackets

Spinlock Life Jackets

Spinlock life jackets are UK manufactured; designed with quality and innovative technology in mind, as demonstrated throughout their life jacket product range.

It’s for this reason that you’ll see a Spinlock life jacket equipped by many of the teams in the America’s Cup and Volvo Ocean Race, with the UK based company having earned several prestigious awards for their efforts towards developing a safer, more reliable life jacket.

In 2017, Spinlock's Deckvest range won the Queen’s Award for innovation, following the introduction of a life jacket harness that was both visually appealing and comfortable for regular wear. The campaigning led by Spinlock around their innovative Deckvest life jacket helped to encourage the wearing of a life jacket and highlighted its importance as a necessity, rather than a nice-to-have for those at sea, whether it be for hobby or for profession.

With the introduction of this new award-winning harness technology, Spinlock life jackets duly earned the rights to supply the Royal Yachting Association for ten years.

It therefore goes without saying that the Spinlock Deckvest is now one of the most popular life jackets available on the market, bringing leading technology at an affordable price. The range extends from the entry-level Spinlock Deckvest LITE 170N Automatic Life Jacket; through to professional jackets like the Spinlock Deckvest 6D Life Jacket and Spinlock Deckvest VITO Life Jacket - the latter, a result of over 3 million calmative miles worth of testing.

In actual fact, the Deckvest 6D and Deckvest VITO Life Jackets are a perfect example of Spinlock's constant push for innovation, as both life jacket's feature Spinlock's Harness Release System. This unique system derives from Volvo's partnership with the Volvo Ocean Race, and provides a simple release from a safety line that's easily accessible with either hand, even when fully loaded. This significantly reduces the risk of an accidental snag or release. Both life jackets feautre in our 'Best Life Jackets' guide.

If you're unsure which Spinlock Deckvest Life Jacket is most suitable for your requirements, we highly recommend reading our Spinlock Deckvest Life Jacket Guide.

Spinlock also set the standard for life jacket accessory innovation too. The DAME Award Winning (2015) Lume-On LED Life Jacket Lights are fitted to the bladder of a life jacket, then automatically illuminate when they come into contact with the water, enabling a casualty to be significantly more visible. The small yet powerful lights come as standard on Spinlock's Deckvest 6D and Deckvest VITO Life Jackets, but can be retrofitted to any life jacket using a similar adhesion method to retro-reflective tape.

Why Choose Pirates Cave Chandlery?

For over 30 years we've been supplying a vast range of life jackets from leading brands including Crewsaver Life Jackets, Seago Life Jackets, and of course Spinlock. With so much choice nowadays and a wealth of information available, it can be easy to wonder what type of life jacket is most suitable for your requirements, whether that be an automatic life jacket or manual life jacket; which is why we've written the Ultimate Life Jacket Guide, covering all our most frequently asked questions.

If you have any other questions, do not hesitate to contact us. Call us on 01634 295 233, email [email protected], or visit us in-store.

Don't make the little ones or even your pets miss out on the fun! We also stock a leading range of Kids Life Jackets and even Dog Life Jackets. All of our orders are shipped via our fast and fully tracked courier, as standard - ensuring our customer service levels are maintained from point of order to time of delivery.

Useful Links:

Blog: What Life Jacket Buoyancy Do I Need?
Blog: What Size Life Jacket Do I Need?
Blog: Life Jackets v Buoyancy Aids - What's the difference?
Blog: Are Self Inflating Life Jackets Reusable?
Blog: Do I Need A Life Jacket Or Buoyancy Aid For Kayaking?
Blog: Paddle Board Life Jacket Buyers Guide.
Blog: Choosing The Right Life Jacket: Automatic v Manual.



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