Aucklanders can be pretty picky when it comes to life jackets.
While the city’s beaches and beaches are always popular destinations, the best time to wear one is before a big event like the Easter Rising or World Cup, or during cold weather.
That said, it’s important to choose the right one.
“There’s a lot of great options out there and it’s all about choosing the right ones,” said Emma Snedden, Auckland city spokeswoman.
“It’s a good thing we don’t have too many.”
Here are 10 things to know about life jackets, and how to pick the best one for you.
The best quality life jacket The most popular jacket is the Wellington-style life jacket, which is made out of 100% cotton, with a lining made of polyester and leather.
These are the best quality of life jackets available and have been endorsed by the Royal Australian Institute of Marine Science.
“They are comfortable, they’re waterproof and they’re easy to care for,” Snedens said.
What you need to know to buy a life jacket Here’s a look at what you need when buying a life shirt: How to choose a life coat The most common questions we get are whether the life jacket you’re looking for is made in NZ or Europe, and if the material is waterproof.
We can’t answer those questions without going into more detail.
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Life jacket needs to fit You don’t need to get a life vest or jacket if you’re not looking for a full-body jacket.
However, if you do need to wear a life, there are two important things you need: the size and shape of the jacket and how much it weighs.
If the jacket doesn’t have to be big, you can wear it with jeans, t-shirt, a jumper or a fleece top.
Read about how to make the right life jacket.
“You don’t want the jacket to be too big, because that can make it difficult to breathe,” Snelen said.
If it’s not too big though, it should be light enough to fit over your head.
“If it’s too small, it won’t have enough space to breathe.
So if you have a big chest, you need a bigger jacket.”
“A life jacket is a good quality, light jacket,” Snellen said, adding that a jacket with a chest measurement of 12.5cm or less will be the best choice.
Which brand is best?
Life jackets made in New Zealand or overseas tend to have higher quality, higher weight and lower price tags.
“Some people may be a bit surprised to find out that life jackets made by NZ brands have a higher quality and more expensive price tag,” Sledden said.
“For example, the brand that you might expect is made by Adidas, but it’s made in Australia.”
If you’re shopping for a life belt or jacket, you might want to choose one from a brand like KICK, or the brand of the same name made in Germany.
Where to get life jackets How to buy life jackets There are three main brands of life jacket available in New Zeland.
Read our guide to the best life jackets for NZ. 5.
The top brands in New York The best life jacket brands in the US include: Nylon Life Jacket from American Outdoor Brands, Made in USA by American Outdoor and Nylon Jacket from Nylon Outdoor.
Nylon and Made in the USA are made in the United States, but their products are not certified by the Australian Occupational Health and Safety Council.
They are also not covered by New Zealand’s COVID-19 vaccination.
Read all the best jackets for the US. 6.
How to fit a life back jacket Some jackets will fit with a standard belt loop, but if you need more room, try a jacket made of a different material.
“The main reason people think about putting a lifeback on is they like the feel of the back of it,” Slleden said of the life back.
“People are always looking for more options in life jackets.”
How much should I spend?
Sneden said the best advice is to think about the life you want to live and how long you want it.
“Do you want a life you like, or do you want one you love?” she said.
Snedes also recommends that you consider the cost of the lifetime of your jacket.
For example, a $200 life jacket from Nylons could be worth a $250 life jacket made in a different country.
How long should you keep your life jacket?
“You can buy a jacket that’s worth more than your life and still keep it, because it’ll last for years,” Smedden said of choosing the best jacket for you, especially if you are considering a life-extension.
“That’s why it’s so important to think long-term about what you want.”
“If you have an option