By placing the valve horizontally under the bust, the lifejacket gains a better fit and distributes the weight more evenly over the shoulders. Combined with good adjustment possibilities it results in a neat and flexible model regardless of body shape. Athena is also lightweight, easy to put on (you don’t have to thread it over your head), and easily closed with a padded velcro and buckle.
Athena lifejacket has a:
- comfortable fit
- balanced weight distribution
- neat and slim design
Imagine wearing a really tight dinner jacket. Then imagine putting a twenty-centimeter-long metal pipe with a diameter of 2 centimeters in the jacket’s breast pocket. How would that feel? Definitely not comfortable and it would probably also limit your movements. So, we developed Athena; the first-ever inflatable lifejacket designed for women.
Introducing the Athena, Baltic’s first lifejacket designed with a pure focus on women. The
Athena is a lightweight, slim, and supple lifejacket. Its ergonomic design makes it easy to put
on without it having to go over your head, and it’s easily secured in place with a padded
Velcro and quick release buckle.
You wouldn’t place a 20 cm vertical metal bar in your jacket breast pocket so why place a
cylinder there in your lifejacket? For this very reason, the position of the valve is unique to
the Athena in the Baltic range. The 33G co2 auto inflation valve is positioned on a diagonal
axis low down away from the bust, to prevent chaffing. The jacket is 165N and fully
adjustable to suit all sizes and shapes. It comes with padding for extra comfort and an airy
Available in one size (40 – 120 Kg) with a chest width of 70 – 140 cm.