The Stormy optional water activated system will inflate
automatically within 5 seconds on immersion in water.
Grasp the top or side of the velcro attached inflation
pocket and tear the pocket down and off. This action will
trigger the CO2 gas cylinder inflating your PFD instantly
giving you buoyancy to PFD Type 1 standard. Replace the used
CO2 cylinder at your earliest opportunity. If you need
advice as to how to do this or where to obtain a cylinder
please contact Stormy Australia.
Should you find yourself in a
hazardous (but not an emergency) situation, you can inflate
your Stormy PFD orally. Pull down the inflation pocket about
halfway and take out the red oral inflation tube located
next to the gas cylinder and inflate by mouth.
Important: Do not trigger the CO2 Cylinder if you
have inflated your Stormy orally. This may damage the
Invert the black inflation cap and press the raised top
of the cap into the oral inflation tube. This will open the
When the trigger mechanism has activated (Jacket inflated)
it is necessary to replace the CO2 cylinder and the Bobbin.
Remove the old cylinder by unscrewing anticlockwise. Unscrew
the clear end cap and remove the old bobbin. Discard the old
bobbin. To install a new bobbin - ensure fittings are dry
before placing bobbin in trigger mechanism (fits only with
white side down). Replace clear end cap by hand screwing
firmly home in a clockwise direction.
Note: When an unused bobbin is in place a green
indicator will show in bottom of clear end cap. A red
indicator will show if a used bobbin is installed. Do not
install end cap without bobbin in place because the CO2
cylinder will be punctured as the cap is screwed home.
Install CO2 cylinder in top of mechanism and firmly hand
tighten in a clockwise direction. Fit green indicator tab
through hole in trigger mechanism and manual activation