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Top 12 Product Ratings

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Score Product Price Our Take
83
$120
Editors' Choice Award
A great paddler's vest with solid ventilation and large pockets
81
$140
Top Pick Award
A super comfy, really adaptable women's vest with lots of sizing choices
76
$130
Top Pick Award
A low profile jacket that's out of your way, keeping you free and mobile
73
$100
A full-coverage women's jacket with a soft liner
70
$80
Best Buy Award
A comfortable, easy to wear paddle jacket with a high value
67
$100
Top Pick Award
Fairly low profile but simple to use and reliable when you need it
61
$100
A low profile belt that lacks some speed and reliability of inflation
60
$55
Best Buy Award
Pretty good performance for less than the competition
53
$135
A beefy belt but secure when you need it
52
$70
A pretty good all-around vest for variably sized guests
51
$100
An alright option but not any better for women
41
$80
Not the best performer, but chalked full of features