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Air Bags & Buoyancy Blocks

Air bags and buoyancy blocks are essential for your kayak or canoe, they provide extra buoyancy and reduce the amount of water taken onboard in the event of capsizing.

Canoe Buoyancy Blocks

Buoyancy Blocks for Canoes

These buoyancy blocks are a good alternative to the conventional Inflatable Canoe Air Bag. The Canoe wedge blocks are a simple, effective and very robust flotation aid for any Canoe. These canoe wedge blocks are sold in pairs and are made from a single shaped polystyrene foam block covered in a heavy duty material similar to dry bags. These blocks will fit the majority of open canoes.

  • Tough hard wearing vinyl with polystyrene block
  • Mesh net for storage on front
  • Central securing strap for use with D rings
  • Sold in Pairs

Split Stern Kayak Air Bag

Split Stern Kayak Air Bags

The pair of Split stern airbags increase buoyancy to your boat, this comes in extremely handy when rescuing is needed.  The durable pair of airbags fit nicely in the back of your boat on opposite sides of the buoyancy foam pillar.


The Airbags come in three sizes;


65cm: these are ideal for smaller boats such as play boats or children’s boats such as the Dagger dynamo  


85cm: these are a mid-sized airbag which fit in most general purpose kayaks or white water kayaks such as the Wavesport D75 or Dagger Axiom


95cm: these are a large airbag which fit well in larger volume kayaks such as the Jackson Karma or a large Wavesport  Recon

If you have any queries about which size airbags should fit your boat, then please contact us.

  • Multiple sizes available
  • Plastic coated nylon which is tough and durable
  • Twist valve
  • Sold as a pair


Palm Heavy Weight Float Bag

Palm Heavy Weight Float Bag

Heavy-duty floatation airbags with screw lock valves‚ shaped to fit modern kayaks. Install these in your kayak to prevent water filling the boat in the event of a capsize.

  • Nylon 70D
  • PVC coating
  • High frequency welded seams
  • 92 x 48 cm
  • 30 L volume
  • Screw lock air valve
  • Quick deflation dump valve
  • Securing eye

Contact Southampton Canoes if you require any information or advice


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