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Bahia Tour PFD

  • $ 145 MSRP

Bahia Tour PFD Description

The Bahia Tour PFD is a pfd brought to you by Kokatat. Read Bahia Tour PFD reviews or submit your own review to share with the paddling community. Check out a few other pfd recommendations below or explore all pfds to find the perfect one for you!

Bahia Tour PFD Reviews

Read reviews for the Bahia Tour PFD by Kokatat as submitted by your fellow paddlers. All of the reviews are created and written by paddlers like you, so be sure to submit your own review and be part of the community!

Great value, holding up...

Great value, holding up well. I use this for canoeing and to a lesser extent kayaking, The pockets are big enough for a large cell phone. Many adjustments. Key ring loops. Comfortable. I am 6' 198LBS L/XL is a good fit.

The Kokatat Bahia Tour PFD...

The Kokatat Bahia Tour PFD is clearly designed with the active kayak paddler in mind. The thin lower back portion works well with kayak seat backs, and the overall shape allows unrestricted arm movement while paddling. It is extremely adjustable, and has mesh panels wherever possible. This adds up to a PFD that is as comfortable and cool as a PFD can be, which means it is more likely to be worn, where it will do its job, rather than being stowed under a deck bungee, where it may well be useless when needed. It has two large, pleated, zippered, tight-mesh pockets, one on each side, into each of which an impressive amount of stuff can be stowed. A third pocket has a buckle down flap closure, and is an ideal size for a small handheld VHF radio.

As I mostly paddle solo in somewhat remote areas of the Florida Keys, safety is always a concern. With this PFD, if for whatever reason I should ever get separated from my kayak, I can still have some basic safety gear with me, like a VHF radio, signal mirror, whistle, flashlight, knife, camera (with flash that can be used as a manual "strobe" light), small tube of sunscreen, etc. The Bahia Tour also has two strap attachment points, one front and one rear, for anything else that you might want to have connected to you.

Bahia Tour PFD