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Editors' Choice Award
A great paddler's vest with solid ventilation and large pockets
Top Pick Award
A super comfy, really adaptable women's vest with lots of sizing choices
Top Pick Award
A low profile jacket that's out of your way, keeping you free and mobile
A full-coverage women's jacket with a soft liner
Best Buy Award
A comfortable, easy to wear paddle jacket with a high value
Top Pick Award
Fairly low profile but simple to use and reliable when you need it
A low profile belt that lacks some speed and reliability of inflation
Best Buy Award
Pretty good performance for less than the competition
A pretty good all-around vest for variably sized guests
An alright option but not any better for women

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