NRS Big Water V PFD


The NRS Big Water V PFD is the industry-leading commercial life jacket known for its comfort, durable construction and high-flotation capabilities. When you work in challenging swiftwater conditions, the Big Water V is an ideal choice for providing excellent protection and comfort during a river rescue incident. This high flotation jacket has a universal fit that wraps easily around a wide range of torso sizes. It offers outstanding mobility during a water rescue and features four front buckles to simplify entry, exit, and adjustment. There are four side, two waist, and two shoulder adjustments to hold the PFD securely in place. A flotation collar helps keep your head above water and protected when floating on your back. UL approved, USCG certified.


  • The Big Water V is a high-profile, Type V PFD delivering 25 lbs. of flotation.
  • Contouring foam panels create a more comfortable and adaptive fit.
  • Highly adjustable to fit a and a range of body types.
  • Flotation collar helps keep your head above water while floating on your back.
  • Four heavy-duty front buckles make entry, exit and adjustment simple and quick.
  • Webbing loops for leg straps add extra security in big water. (Leg Straps sold separately).
  • The Big Water V carries the US Coast Guard Certification, through testing by Underwriters Laboratories (UL).


  • Extended strap length and girth range (longer skirt)
  • New Universal Plus Size to accommodate larger users
  • Improved contouring panels for better fit and comfort
  • Constructed with 420-denier rip stop nylon for greater product durability and less fading potential
  • Updated style and color scheme


  • Universal: 30″-52″ Chest
  • Universal Plus: 46″-58″ Chest

Additional information


Green, Orange, Red, Yellow


Universal Plus, Universal



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