Mustang M.I.T. 100
$161.19/Auto, $130.95/Manual; www.mustangsurvival.com
This easy-to-wear M.I.T. 100 features Membrane Inflatable Technology inside to reduce jacket weight and create a more flexible fit. It’s made with a 500 Denier Cordura outer shell and has an inflator inspection window. The one-fold design makes for easy repacking after it’s used, and the PFD provides 26 pounds of buoyancy.