Otter 2.0

$ 130


This Organic Kapok-filled PFD is extremely comfortable for kids and constructed with the same quality details as our Adult PFDs. This is a life jacket that kids actually want to wear!

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  • Intended Use: Youth/ Whitewater / Sailing / SUP
  • Entry: Front Center Buckle
  • Foam Insert: Organic Kapok & PE Foam
  • Shell Fabric: 200 x 400 Denier Ripstop Nylon
  • Liner Fabric: 200 Denier Light Weight Nylon
  • Webbing: PolyPro
  • Zipper: YKK Non-corrosive coil
  • Hardware: Heavy Duty Acetal
  • Weight: 1.3 lbs / 21 oz / 595.34 gr
  • Sizing: Fits youth 50-90 lbs
  • Design Buoyancy: 11.5 lbs
  • Approval Type: USCG Type III

Organic Kapok

This bouyant plant fiber comes from the seedpod of the kapok tree (Ceiba pentrandra) and is the most sustainable buoyant material we know. Ours is grown organically in Indonesia, and offers a uniquely comforting and insulating fit.

PVC Free

Every product in our line is completely free of toxic PVC. We reuse as many scraps as possible, recycle everything, and compost our coffee beans.


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  • Otter life jacket

    April 05, 2019

    Amazing workmanship; weve had it for several years and its indestructible; colors are amazing and not a thread out of place. This year might be the last year my sons wears it although hes 8 years old (hes big) is perfect for my son on the spectrum that does a couple of surf camps and a couple of pics made the website and newspaper. He looks and feels amazing! I have not a single worry for him in the water while wearing this vest and he loves wearing it! It dries like a dream never smells funny like others that dry awkwardly.

    submitted by: lucy bourque, Fort Bragg, NC

  • Really Incredible Vest

    June 08, 2017

    I got my first vest went you guys were Lotus Designs, and ended up on the Patagonia/Lotus website surfing in my white vest up at Skook. I've worn nothing else since then. Fast forward to 2017 and my 7 year old daughter is finally paddling whitewater. I am fully impressed by the Otter. The construction detail is impeccable. The adjustments, just like your adult vests, make for the best fitting vests I have found for child. The leg loops are so much better designed than other vests so as not to be uncomfortable and prevent the vest from riding up when she goes for a swim. The grab loop is well positioned if I ever need to snatch her up, but I would probably go for a should strap first. My daughter loves the fit, finish and colors to boot. We'll be in Idaho soon putting it through it's paces. Thanks for making the best vests guys! My wife is jealous now....

    submitted by: Jack Kennedy, North Bend, WA

  • February 05, 2017

    Not sure about the product, but the girl does a great promotion job

    submitted by: Andy Robins, Kernersville

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