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Spinlock launches the new Deckvest VITO lifejacket at Annapolis Boat Show

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Ar the Annapolis boat show in America, Spinlock will launched the new VITO lifejacket, introducing a new generation lifejacket to the leisure community. This was derived from the tried and tested custom Deckvest VOR 170N lifejacket worn by Volvo Ocean Race teams.

The VITO is the first Lifejacket Harness to include a revolutionary Harness Release System: HRS™. The option to quickly release a safety line can be lifesaving in certain situations, this is recognised in the Offshore Special Regulations by the requirement to carry a knife, however knives can often be inaccessible and hard to use in an emergency. The Spinlock HRS™ is concealed, yet easy to find and simple to operate, an industry first in design, that gives a consistent release, opening the harness connection point and releasing the user.

The VITO also boasts the latest technology offering sailors great comfort, fit and adjustment; easy to put on, easy to adjust to size and with a fully tailored fit, the VITO feels lightweight and compact. The structured shape also means the VITO doesn’t get tangled and can be put on quickly and easily, even in the dark. Fitted with the latest Spinlock Buckle System and a Coarse and Fine size adjustment it ensures a secure and comfortable fit every time it’s put on, even with cold, wet and tired hands.

In 2017 Spinlock developed the new Custom VOR 170N lifejacket for the Volvo Ocean Race teams. Volvo wanted the latest technology and to use their experience to . . .

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