Salus : Proto
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The Salus Proto is an ideal white-water cross-over vest for play boating as well as guiding, river running and tripping.
Strip it down for play boating with the ability to conceal most of the webbing and adjustments for a clean, streamlined vest.
Or, gear it up with the quick-release belt, tow line, river knife, strobe and hydration pack, to make it a great choice for guiding or long river trips.


  • Fully trimmed front, back and shoulders with 3M reflective piping
  • Dry-Lex Aerospacer liner for venting
  • Independent shoulder and side adjustments tucked out of the way, inside the vest
  • The caribineer quick release feature is modular so it can be moved to any one of five locations on the vest
  • Hydration back pouch holds either the 1.5L or 2.0L Camelbak or Platypus bladders (NOT included), is fully covered and hidden from the sun
  • The hydration hose runs through the tunnel in the shoulder
  • Utility lash tab with knife garage
  • Zippered front pocket for easy access
  • Second utility lash tab, inside the front pocket
  • Interior zippered pocket for added security, inside the front pocket
  • Removable Quick Release Belt (included)

Pig-tail Tow Tether shown in some photos is NOT included. Sold Separately.


Check out the Size Chart on the Salus Marine Wear website, or better yet TRY ON ONE today at Grand River Kayak!



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