Plastimo

Pilot 165 lifejacket with harness

Cruising & blue water sailing : rated 150 N, actual buoyancy 165 N.
Short on chest with cutaway sides, the Pilot 165 is the best-seller of Plastimo lifejackets, the all-rounder that suits most recreational boating activities.

Also comes in XXL size, to fit waistline up to 170 cm.

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  • 165_N
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Models

Inflation system Colour Crutchstrap Size-Waistline Ref.
Manual Black, with crutch strap Yes 130 cm max 63417
Manual Navu blue Yes 130 cm max 65044
Manual Navy blue No 130 cm max 63416
Manual Red Yes 130 cm max 65043
Manual Red No 130 cm max 63415
Automatic Black, with crutch strap Yes 130 cm max 63423
Automatic Navu blue Yes 130 cm max 65048
Automatic Navy blue No 130 cm max 63422
Automatic Red Yes 130 cm max 65047
Automatic Red No 130 cm max 63421
Automatic Pro-Sensor with viewing window Black, with crutch strap Yes 130 cm max 63429
Automatic Pro-Sensor with viewing window Navy blue Yes 130 cm max 65056
Automatic Pro-Sensor with viewing window Navy blue No 130 cm max 63428
Automatic Pro-Sensor with viewing window Red Yes 130 cm max 65051
Automatic Pro-Sensor with viewing window Red No 130 cm max 63427
Automatic Pro-Sensor with viewing window Red Yes XXL : 170 cm max 65058
Automatic Pro-Sensor with viewing window Red No XXL : 170 cm max 63437
Hydrostatic Hammar with grid Black, with crutch strap Yes 130 cm max 63435
Hydrostatic Hammar with grid Navy blue Yes 130 cm max 65056
Hydrostatic Hammar with grid Navy blue No 130 cm max 63434
Hydrostatic Hammar with grid Red Yes 130 cm max 65055
Hydrostatic Hammar with grid Red Yes XXL : 170 cm max 65059
Hydrostatic Hammar with grid Red No 130 cm max 63433
Hydrostatic Hammar with grid Red No XXL : 170 cm max 63438

Features

  • Buoyancy : Rated 150 N, actual buoyancy 165 N (33 g CO² gas bottle).
  • With harness (ISO 12401 compliant) : polyester webbing and 316L stainless steel buckles, to hook a tether. Also available in a no-harness version.
  • Ergonomic shape : short on chest and cutaway sides, rounded neck for superior comfort. Hardwearing and flexible outer shell with reflective piping. 
  • Visibility of inflated jacket : yellow air chamber + 300 cm² retro-reflecting tapes. Features a strap at shoulder level to secure a flashlight.
  • Backstrap, 40 mm polypropylene : ensures perfect body fit when lifejacket is inflated. 
  • Viewing window on Pro-Sensor models helps monitor status of firing mechanism. 
  • Grid patch on Hammar models accelerates the water entry to trigger the firing head quicker and ensure a prompt deployment of the air chamber.

  PILOT 165 N

 Recommended use  Cruising and intensive use.
 Comfortable and hard-wearing lifejacket. 
 Performance  Self-righting capacity : turns most wearers face up within 5 seconds, even unconscious (equipped with a regular foul weather gear).
 Inflation / firing  mechanism
  • CO2 gas cylinder (33 g on all adult-size lifejackets)
  • Tube for oral inflation, with non-return valve
  • Inflation mode : manual, automatic, automatic Pro-Sensor or hydrostatic Hammar.
  • Status monitoring on Pro-Sensor and Hammar models : red/green indicator shows clearly the firing mechanism status. 
 Air chamber  Totally independent air chamber, efficiently protected by the outer shell.
 Visibility when inflated

 Yellow chamber.
 300 cm2 retro-reflecting tapes. 
 Features a strap at shoulder height to secure a flashlight.

 Outer shell

 Ergonomically tailored : short cut on chest and curved sides for optimum comfort. Rounded comfortable neck. Hardwearing and soft material  with reflective piping. 
 Viewing window on Pro-Sensor models to monitor the status of the firing mechanism. 
 Grid patch on Hammar models accelerates the water entry to trigger the firing head quicker and ensure a prompt deployment of the air chamber.

 Back strap  Improved comfort and better body fit.
 40mm wide polypropylene webbing.  
 Waist strap 
  • With an EN ISO 12401 harness : 46 mm wide adjustable polyester webbing
  • Without a harness : 40 mm wide polypropylene webbing

 Standard size : for 60-130 cm waistline.
 XXL size : for 130-170 cm waistline. 

 Buckles
  • With an EN ISO 12401 harness : 316 L stainless steel buckles, non-magnetic.
  • Without a harness : buckles in composite material.
 Grab loop   Facilitates grabbing the casualty and hoisting him/her out of the water.
 25 mm wide polypropylene webbing. 
 Whistle  Secured with lanyard inside the lifejacket.
 Weight of lifejacket  As from 720 grammes  (manual, no harness model)
 Options

 Crutch strap : ref. 50524
 Choice of tethers, emergency lights and spray hood .

 

Viewing window to monitor the status of the firing head : Pro-Sensor and Hammar inflation systems indicate visually the status of the firing head (green = lifejacket is operational). If the gas bottle is pierced or not properly tightened, the indicator turns red automatically.

Pro-Sensor inflation system : colour indicator shows the status of the firing head (green = operational).

Lifejacket with EN ISO 12401 harness : 46 mm polyester webbing and stainless steel buckles. Suitable for use with a tether.

Lifejacket without a harness : 40 mm polypropylene webbing and composite material buckles.

 

Technical documentation & diagrams

  • Instructions manual Instructions manual Download
  • EC Certificate_PILOT 165N EC Certificate_PILOT 165N Download
  • Comparative recap - Hints to choose your inflatable lifejacket Comparative recap - Hints to choose your inflatable lifejacket Download