Triton PFD Type1 Foam Life Jacket - Child Small
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Size: CHILD SMALL
Weight: 15 - 25 KG
Rating: Level 100 (Type 1)
Max Chest: 85cm
Not for Babies or Infants:
It's important that both the weight and chest size suits your child. Although your child may be within the weight bracket, the jacket's chest size may still be too large.
From experience, this Small Jacket is generally not suitable for children younger than 3-4 years old, and is definately not suitable for babies or infants.
(Inflant jackets have to be specifically designed to accomodate an infants disproportionately large head size.)
This Triton Life Jacket meets the latest Australia Standard (AS4758) to give you peace of mind when around water with your children. A Level 100 (Type 1) Life Jacket is designed with your safety and comfort in mind. Made with a bright safe visible colour and large arm holes for freedom of movement, this safety vest can be worn all day long.
It also features an adjustable strap so the Life Jacket can be secured around various body shapes. For added safety it includes a safety whistle, a strong zip, HI-VIZ strips and strong buckles. Because this is a child jacket, it has the very important leg/groin strap to reduce the risk of the jacket floating up over the childs head when in the water.
- Bright Approved Safety Colour
- Level 100 PFD Type 1
- AS4758.1 Australian Approved Jacket
- Leg Strap for Child's Safety
- Head floatation flap to help keep head above water
- Suitable for Body Weight: 15 - 25 kgs
- Buoyancy Rating: 40 Newtons Buoyancy
- Heavy Duty YKK Zip on Front (With a Safety Zip Holder)
- Comfortable Fit Design
- Adjustable Waist Strap
- Elastic Waist for added comfort and protection
- Max Chest/Waist Size: 85cm
- Closed Sided
- Lightweight EPE Foam
- Heavy Duty (non-corrosive) Zipper
- Weight Rating: 15-25kg
- Chest: 55cm - 80cm (for best fit)
- This jacket is NOT suitable for babies or infants.
How to correctly fit a life jacket [video]
Servicing & Self Inspection
As with all inflatable Life Jackets, it's a legal requirement to service them annually as per the manufactures instructions.
These All Weather Jackets can be self serviced for the first two years, but it is highly recommended to have them professionally serviced by an authorised service agent on the 3rd year.
Here is a copy of the service manual & self inspection checklist.
PROOF OF PURCHASE
To ready yourself for when fishing authorities check your safety equipment, it is important you have your proof of purchase with you when out boating. The best way to do this is to put a copy of your PFD receipt/invoice inside a sealable bag like a Glad ziplock bag, and then put this in your pfd pocket.
Why do I need to do this? Your legal servicing requirements start from the date of purchase not the manufacturer date.
UNDERSTANDING PFD STANDARDS
The New Australian Standard is AS4758 (as of July 2010)
The change that will be most noticeable is a new way of identifying PFDs for different uses.
The new standard introduces the identification of PFDs by 'levels'.
- Level 150 - similar to inflatable PFD Type 1 and suitable for offshore use
- Level 100 - similar to PFD Type 1 and the minimum requirement for offshore use
- Level 50 - similar to PFD Type 2
- Level 50 Special Purpose (50S) - to replace PFD Type 3
Below are the relevant handbooks for most states & territories (including New Zealand)
Click an Image to open the handbook
Although the Safety Standards for life jackets apply national wide, the situations in which they must be worn may vary in each state.
Make sure you check the regulations in your local area before hitting the water.
OUR FULL RANGE OF LIFE JACKETS
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Wrong / Faulty Item Received
If your item arrives damaged or is not what you ordered, please contact us so we can organise a replacement or refund. Our website system has a resolution centre where you can notify us of issues. Alternatively we're always happy to speak over the phone 1300 636 223.
Change of Mind
If you accidentally order the wrong item or wrong size, please contact us so we can exchange it. If you no longer want the product you can return it within 30 days for a full refund (less shipping).
Exchange orders will incur shipping costs.
All Menace Marine products come with a standard 12 month warranty.
Triton PFD Type1 Foam Life Jacket - Child Small anBy: Bruce Tate on 26 April 2017 (verified purchase)I purchased a small & medium PFD for the grand kids (3 & 6 year olds) . These Jackets are well made and priced right for kids that are growing fast.
life jacketBy: Nicole McNally on 24 February 2017 (verified purchase)excellent product, very happy, thankyou
Menace Marine serviceBy: Donald on 27 January 2017 (verified purchase)I live in rural Victoria, I needed a child's life jacket for a visiting grandchild. Local suppliers needed 2 weeks to supply. Menace Marine had one delivered free to my door within 2 days of ordering. Very impressed thank you Menace Marine.
Small life jacketBy: Amy Elias on 25 December 2016 (verified purchase)I bought this life jacket for my 2 year old we have a boat and I wanted to find something he was comfortable wearing this is a perfect fit and he runs around the house in it all the time.
Triton PDF child's life jacketBy: Sara S on 4 November 2016 (verified purchase)Excellent service from order to delivery. Arrived within a few days and was a great fit for the kids.
LeonieBy: Leonie Perriman on 24 September 2016 (verified purchase)Very happy with the product and excellent service
Great little saverBy: Ben on 16 September 2016 (verified purchase)Quality PFD for the small toddler. Confident the product will outlast the our guy fitting it.
PFD's for kidsBy: ken gerke on 28 January 2016 (verified purchase)I purchased 2 PFDs from another seller , $3 cheaper . after 3 months I was told they were illegal because they did not comply with Australian Standards. Don't get caught out with imitations make sure they are tested and carry the proper accreditation AS1478 for your children's sake . I made a serious mistake by buying from a smooth talker. Stick with a buyer you trust these PFDs are an ideal all rounder. thanks Menace