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A compact and comfortable inflatable lifejacket, perfectly suited for kayaking.
The Crewfit 165N Sport inflatable lifejacket is streamlined for compact storage – great for travelling and camping.
Minimal bulk means it is cool and comfortable. The back straps keeps it pulled away from your neck.
The Crewfit 165N Sport lifejacket meets ISO 12402-3 (150N) but with superior buoyancy (165N) so you can use it in open ocean and on speed boats, as well as for kayaking.
To deploy the life jacket, simply pull the red toggle and the CO2 cannister will inflate the jacket.
The new, improved bladder design reduces wave impact on your face, which greatly improves the mouth-free board (distance from your mouth to the water) and provides a unique chin support helping to keep your airways clear.
A built in inflatable chin support tilts your neck back and keeps your airways clear.
Quick Burst Zip means no fiddling around when you need to inflate in a hurry.
Durable fabric, zippers and buckles.
Covered by a 3 year manufacturer’s warranty.
Self-Care & Maintenance
Maintenance – the Crewfit 165N Sport lifejacket is an inflatable life jacket, which means it needs to be checked and serviced.
For Leisure Use:
Upon purchasing the lifejacket, you need to carry out a self-service every 12 months and also initial and date when this service was done on the service label at the top, underneath side of the lifejacket.
In addition, every three years this service must be carried out by any Survitec branch and or by our authorised service agents.
Here is a list of service agents:
For Commercial Use:
Lifejackets must be serviced by Survitec or an authorised service agent every 12 months. No exceptions.
View the full self-care and maintenance pdf here.
Failure to comply might result to a fine from the Water Police or MSQ (Marine Safety QLD) depending on who checks the lifejacket.
Service Centre locations:
A service usually costs $46.20 plus the cost of any parts that need to be replaced.
This short video explains the service regime.
Crewfit Lifejacket Specifications
COLOUR: Red or Navy
SIZE: One size fits all
SKU: CREW03 (red) CREW01 (navy)
Light, comfortable and feeling safe
Light and comfortable. Didn't notice that I was wearing it, but felt safe because it was there.
ive only used it once so and its perfect
Don't bother with bulky PFDs if you're a ***** woman (or man)
One of my concerns about gearing up to paddle was the need for a PFD. Those puffy life jackets are absolutely unsuitable and impossible to make paddling anything but arduous. I've put up with them in commercial ventures but for my own, if you're a woman who has any semblance of a bust and wears a bra, stay clear of the puffy vest PFDs and DO YOURSELF A FAVOUR and get the Crewfit. It's not in the way when I'm using the paddle and out on the water. You want to be able to move your arms very freely. The Crewfit gives you that freedom plus the peace of mind should you ever find yourself in the water inadvertently. it's well priced and a quality product. it is light and easy to paddle with.. Thoroughly recommended for women and the other advantage is that in warmer climates and weather your clothes can breathe and you're not sweating unnecessarily.
Comfortable and Low Profile
Been used to the "old fashioned" type of life jacket, which I had paddled in for many years. This new style inflatable is so low profile and easy to paddle in. Fortunately, I haven't used it inflated yet so I can't vouch for that component.