50N Driving Aid (ISO 12402-5)
No life jacket!
For experienced swimmers a short distance from the shore and in the vicinity of any helpers.
Not safe in the event of unconsciousness.
100N Lifejacket (ISO 12402-4)
For users on inland waterways and sheltered waters.
Limited safety in the event of unconsciousness (clothing dependent).
150N Lifejacket (ISO 12402-3)
For use on all inland waterways, open water or coastal water.
Limited safety when using heavy and / or waterproof clothing.
275N Lifejacket (ISO 12402-2)
For users on the high seas with extremely harsh conditions.
Safe in almost all cases in the event of unconsciousness, even with heavy and / or waterproof clothing.
Maritime lifejacket (SOLAS – MED 96/98 / EC)
At least according to the SOLAS standards.
Blokvest: 175N buoyancy.
Automatically inflatable lifejacket: 275N buoyancy.
These vests are suitable for users on the high seas in extremely harsh conditions.
Use with unconsciousness, even with heavy clothing, is safe in almost all cases.