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Vaikobi, PFD, SUP Examiner, Matt Chebatoris, Quickblade V Drive, Quickblade, Quickblade paddles, SIC Maui, SIC Bullet V2, SIC Bullet, Shelta Hat, Free Country Board Shorts, Bluesmiths Lane, Ox Endurance, OnIt Pro

Vaikobi Ocean Racing PFD 2.0

A vest-style PFD built for high intensity paddling Vaikobi has updated their original lightweight ocean racing PFD with a batch of new features which make...
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MTI Journey: Is Simple Better?

Gear Review: MTI Journey PFD This review is the first in a series of articles testing and reviewing a selection of MTI PFDs suitable for...
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Gear Review: The Vaikobi Ocean Racing PFD – One Year On

Strictly speaking it has been a year and a half since I first reviewed the Vaikobi Ocean Racing PFD. Since that time I’ve got...

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