O'Neill Checkmate Comp Wake Impact Vest 2015
The O’Neill 2015 vest lineup defies known convention, sets a new industry standard, and leads the way for those who can only follow. O'Neill's Exclusive NytroLite Foam is more buoyant, 20% lighter, drier and offers better impact protection than conventional foam.
O'NEILL IMPACT VESTS ARE DEVELOPED AND TESTED BY THE BEST ATHLETES IN THE WATER
MATERIAL: ULTRAFLEX DS/GLIDESKIN
- Competition Vest
- Front Zip
- Segmented Core
- Ultraflex DS and Wind Resistant Glideskin Exterior
- Strategic Armhole Fit
- #10 YKK Zipper with Safety Tab
- Overlock Stitched: Super-Strong Seams
Low Density Polyethylene which is expanded using Nitrogen in an exclusive process (which cannot be duplicated)
The foam is actually 3 times lighter than regular PVC foam and it absorbs 15-20% less water due to the closed cell foam structure.
The resulting foam is approximately 10% more buoyant than PVC meaning we can use less foam in each vest and it will still float the same.
WARNING: ALL OF O’NEILL’S COMP VESTS ARE CE APPROVED FOR IMPACT ONLY UNDER DIRECTIVE 89/686/EEC AND ARE NOT TO BE USED AS A LIFE SAVING DEVICE