The Optimist buoyancy bags from Optiparts are made of polyurethane coated nylon and are about half the weight and significantly stronger than buoyancy bags made of PVC or PVC coated nylon.
Twist lock tube valve
volume : 48 litres
size inflated: 29 cm x 92 cm;
size deflated: 44 cm x 98 cm
A buoyancy bag is used in an Optimist dinghy to ensure that the boat stays afloat following a capszie when there is a lot of water in the cockpit. Having a larger buoyancy bag will also give your sailor less bailing to do following a capsize.Ã‚Â