women's hi-float PFD
Last year I tried to find one of these when I ran the Grand, with no luck. I guess manufacturers think women don't run big water? After trying on a lot of different PFD's, I bought the BigBuoy from MTI. (Cascade Outfitters carries them) It's 22#, but cut more like a kayak vest, as opposed to the America's Cup and Extrasport types which just seemed to ride up and were uncomfortable. It's a bit of a Mae West look with the high float, but worked great for me wearing 16 days and did not get in the way of rowing.