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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"



We offer a delivery service for the Astral V Eight High Back throughout the UK & Ireland to home and work addresses.

Collection - Click & Collect

Buy a Astral V Eight High Back online from our website and collect from our shop at Lee Mill, Plymouth, Devon or you can collect from any branch within the Canoe Shops Group. There is no cost associated with this.

Our other stores are:

  • Bournemouth Canoes - Poole
  • Brighton Canoes - Newhaven
  • Cornwall Canoes - St Columb Road Nr Newquay
  • Manchester Canoes - Warrington
  • Norfolk Canoes - Norwich
  • Southampton Canoes - Southampton

We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.

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