Coronavirus, PFDs, Rentals -

US Coast Guard Boating Safety Division posted the following guidance from the Life Jacket Association: If you think your product has been exposed to a virus, clean as recommended by the manufacturer and then let dry in a warm, low humidity environment for at least 72 hours before reuse. Manufacturer’s recommendations for cleaning your Personal Floatation Device (PFD): CLEANING AND STORING YOUR PFD: To clean your inflatable PFD, hand wash or sponge down in warm, soapy water, taking care not to submerge the inflator. Rinse your PFD with clean water and hang to dry on a plastic coat hanger. Do not...

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News, PFDs -

Idaho River Sports has partnered with MTI to offer you more hands-on choice when it comes to selecting a life jacket. View PFDs online at MTI, find what you want and we'll make sure you get the fit and style you want.  

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Around the Shop, community, PFDs, safety -

The best PFD is the one you will wear. Life jacket, life vest, Personal Flotation Device (PFD) – whatever you call it, it only works if you wear it! Did you know that nearly 70% of all drownings involving canoes, kayaks, or rafts might have been avoided if the victim had been wearing a life jacket? Or that 9 out of 10 drownings occur in inland waters, most within a few feet of safety? It wasn’t so long ago that when you’d ask someone to wear a life jacket, they would roll their eyes and say, “I can swim.” Most...

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