Astral V Eight Touring Buoyancy Aids

Rear view of the Astral V Eight Touring PFDs

Side view of the Astral V Eight Buoyancy Jacket

Astral VEight Touring PFDs in Orange

Astral V Eight Touring PFD

Touring Buoyancy Aids for Canoeing & Kayaking

Comforatable high back buoyancy aids for Sit On Top Kayaking, kayak touring and canoeing.


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Astral V Eight High Back

The Astral V-Eight is one of the best "high back" buoyancy aids available for touring and sit on top kayaking. The high back design fits over the top of sit on top kayak seats and high backrests used in many modern touring kayaks. This popular touring design is a jacket style buoyancy aid with front zip entry, a comfortable fit is achieved using the twin side adjustable straps and the adjustable shoulder straps.

Also featuring Astral's Airescape breathable construction, the V-Eight will help keep you call in the summer months.

Available in a choice of colours and three adult sizes for the perfect fit.


  • High Back Buoyancy Design
  • Pre-shaped foam for great fit
  • Breathable Poyester Mesh
  • Two large zipped front pockets
  • Front Entry via YKK zipper
  • Twin side adjustment straps
  • Adjustable Shoulder Straps
  • Adult sizes
  • ISO Approved




  • S/M - 31-37"
  • M/L - 38-44"
  • L/XL- 45-51"


Delivery Information

Delivery of Clothing, Equipment, Accessories, Paddles & Inflatable Boats/Boards:

We offer a delivery service throughout the UK & Northern Ireland. Most deliveries arrive within 1-3 working days, although some deliveries may take longer.

Delivery of Kayaks & Canoes:

We offer a delivery service on most kayaks & canoes covering most of the UK & Northern Ireland - Some products and areas are excluded. We provide a bespoke delivery service for canoes and kayaks to improve the level of service and minimise the risk of damage.

Most Kayak & Canoe deliveries arrive within 1-2 weeks (not guaranteed) from confirming your order. The majority of Canoe & Kayak deliveries will be quicker than this but some may take longer.

For further information, please read our Delivery Information page.


COVID-19 Update - Click & Collect Temporarily Suspended

For the continued safety of our customers and colleagues our Click & Collect Service is temporarily suspended. Orders can still be placed through our website for "Contactless Collection", however collection of orders will not be possible until normal contactless collection services resume.

If you need any further help or advice about the Astral V Eight High Back please get in touch by email, phone or visit our shop