Women's Flo PFD

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Beautiful. Love the details…

Submitted by: AlmaMarina on 3/29/2022

Beautiful. Love the details (embroidered flowers)!! Beautiful purple color dont fade. This is an ideal pfd for the plus sized or large chested woman. I love all the adjustment straps. If is very comfortable to wear and allows for full range of motion. The mesh back helps with air flow, and the higher position of the floatation works well with my sit a top seat back.


the Stohlquist Women's Flo…

Submitted by: guest-paddler on 9/7/2014
the Stohlquist Women's Flo PFD and Women's Cruiser PFD look pretty similar. The main difference seems to be that the Flo (which I have) has snaps on the pockets, and the Cruiser has zipped pockets that are ruched.

The Flo (and presumably the Cruiser) is an excellent buy for a female paddler and, in particular, a large female paddler. General PFDs are made for people without any significant breasts. The Stohlquist women's PFDs, however, are designed specifically for this issue. I got the XL, and with very little adjusting my float vest fits snugly, without extra flaps of flotation material just hanging out there with nothing underneath! That "cross-chest harness" does the job.

I especially like the sturdy zipper, and how high the back is cut, so as to not to bump against the back of my kayak. The pockets are very useful; I keep my car key in one, and my cell phone (in a dry bag) in the other, so that even if I lose my kayak somehow, I'll have my phone on me.

Finally, though perhaps it shouldn't matter, I love how CUTE this PFD is! Not only does it come in pretty colors (I got the burnt orange, for visibility), but the curves of the color-block effect are attractive, and there's a little embroidered flower, not just on one pocket but on the back of the vest. I got my Stohlquist women's vest well before I got my own kayak, and I'm not sure which one I most love.