198 RT/199 RT Basic Offshore PFD

The Imperial 198 RT Basic Offshore personal flotation device (PFD) is an inherently-buoyant life jacket recommended for use in offshore or rough waters where rescue may be delayed. The 198 RT has a unique reversible design, optimized for comfort and durability.

A smaller size is also available for children (Imperial 199 RT)

Imperial 198 RT Product #: 61-198RT-001
Imperial 199 RT Product #: 61-199RT-001
198 RT Replacement Snap Part #: 60-SNAP-DRING

  • Holds United States Coast Guard (USCG) Type I Approval
  • The most comfortable Type I PFD on the market
  • Reversible design
  • Weather and fade-resistant polyester fabric
  • Strongest stainless-steel hardware available
  • 126 square inches of SOLAS-grade reflective tape
  • Light loop and whistle attachment over shoulder
  • 198 RT provides a minimum buoyancy of 22 lbs. for adult
  • 199 RT provides a minimum buoyancy of 11 lbs. for child