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General Purpose Buoyancy Aids

These are the most popular buoyancy aids for general purpose canoeing, kayaking and sit on top kayaking. General purpose buoyancy aids are generally less expensive than touring and sea kayaking buoyancy aids.

Feelfree Buoyancy Aid in Red, the perfect recreational buoyancy aid

Feelfree Buoyancy Aid

A fantastic value for money buoyancy aid perfect for recreational and entry level paddlers.

Yak Kallista 2020 Buoyancy Aid

YAK Kallista

A Simple, Safe and Comfortable buoyancy aid that's ideal for touring, sit on tops, fishing and general paddling.  

Yak XIPE Touring Buoyancy Aid


A modern compact jacket style buoyancy aid with two large front pockets and a hydration pack pocket on the rear.

Astral V-Eight Buoyancy Aid Burnt Orange

Astral V-Eight Buoyancy Aid

Astral have created a high quality modern high back buoyancy aid providing maximum comfort when paddling kayaks with high back rests.- perfect for Sit On Top Kayaks and High Back Touring Kayaks.


Available in 3 sizes.

Featuring seven points of adjustment.

NRS Clearwater Buoyancy Aids

NRS Clearwater PFD

A modern stylish buoyancy aid with ahigh back design for maximum comfort when paddling kayaks with high back rests.- perfect for Sit On Top Kayaks and High Back Touring Kayaks.


Available in 3 adult sizes.

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NRS Ion PFD - Black


Comfortable, low-profile touring buoyancy aid featuring NRS's Cool Flow System for increased ventilation on warm days.

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Palm Peyto PFD

Palm Peyto

Close fitting touring buoyancy aid made with comfort foam and featuring hidden handwarmers.

NRS cVest Touring Buoyancy Aids

NRS cVest PFD for Touring

High backed buoyancy aid for touring and sea kayaking

NRS Chinook Fishing Buoyancy Aid

NRS Chinook PFD for Fishing

Designed for Kayak Angling and Touring, the Chinook is a top of the range buoyancy aid packed with features for fishing

Crewsaver Spiral 100N

Crewsaver Spiral 100N

Soft foam lifejacket with a buoyancy rating of 100N. Available in both childrens and adult sizes

We stock buoyancy aids from NRS, YAK, Palm and Peak. If you can't find what you're looking then please contact us to see if we can order in your desired buoyancy aid.
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