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Astral V-Eight Buoyancy Aid

High Spec Touring and Sit On Top Buoyancy Aid

The Astral V-Eight is a safe and comfortable buoyancy aid filled with features to make it versatile for kayak fishing, touring, sit on top kayaking & canoeing.


Astral V-Eight seen here in burnt orange for kayaking and Canoeing
Astral V-Eight side view seen here in burnt orange for kayaking and Canoeing
Astral V-Eight rear view seen here in burnt orange for kayaking and Canoeing
Astral V-Eight seen here in ocean blue for kayaking and Canoeing
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Astral V-Eight


The Astral V-Eight is the ideal choice for paddlers looking for an extremely comfortable and breathable PFD.

The high back and lower mesh design ensures a perfect fit for fishing and sit on top paddlers allowing for a more comfortable sitting position while using a high back rest seats. The centre zip makes Seven points of adjustment mean that you can find a secure fit which keeps the buoyancy aid from moving around or riding up while paddling or in the water.

The V-Eight features Astral’s patented Airscape technology that introduces vent ports in the front and back of the PFD to allow maximum ventilation while the contoured foam ensures the optimum fit.

Storage for the on water essentials such as snacks, safety whistle and a secure place to hold your car key is not an issue with the V-Eight. Designed with easy access storage in mind two large mesh front pockets that can be enlarged have been thoughtfully added to make sure you can fit and quickly access the important items while on the water.

In addition, the V-Eight includes a knife mount that is compatible for quick release safety knifes such as NRS’s Co-Pilot knife.

All of these features, makes the Astral V-Eight a brilliant option for any paddler looking for a comfortable, convenient and high quality buoyancy aid for touring, kayak fishing and recreational sit on top paddling.  



  • Adjustable shoulder and waist straps

  • Centre waist adjustment buckle
  • High cut slim line design

  • Two large mesh expanding pockets

  • lashing tabs inside pockets

  • Easy to access Knife mount

  • Velcro strap holder



  • S/M = 31"-37"

  • M/L = 38"-44"

  • L/XL = 45"-51"


Delivery or Nationwide Collection

We offer a delivery service and nationwide click & collect for the Astral V-Eight.

Astral V-Eight available for delivery or collection nationwide

Please call us on 02380 861341 if you have any questions about the Astral V-Eight

Contact Southampton Canoes if you require any information or advice


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023 8086 1341

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