Palm Kaikoura PFD for sea kayaking

Palm Kaikoura PFD - Blue

Palm Kaikoura PFDs

Sea Kayaking Buoyancy Aid

The best buoyancy aid for sea kayaking and kayak touring suitable for all abilities from novice to expert paddlers on expeditions.


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Palm Kaikoura


The Palm Kaikoura has set the standard for all other sea kayaking PFDs to aspire to. This is a front zipped expedition level touring PFD packed with features and storage space. The flex formed foam technology means you barely notice you are wearing it.

Featuring multiple pockets including VHF compatibility.

Low level light high reflective patches.


Many adjustment points allow you to have the perfect fit.



  • Flex Formed Foam front panel wraps around torso.
  • Neoprene lined armhole to prevent chafing.
  • YKK front zip entry.
  • Large front cargo pockets with internal compartments, clip-in points and Velcro sealed.
  • Opening for VHF radio aerial.
  • Fleece lined hand warmer pockets behind cargo pockets.
  • Shoulder pocket with whistle.
  • Rear cargo pocket designed for a 1.5 litre hydration bladder.
  • 3D anti ride-up waist belt.
  • Easy Glide strap adjustment throughout.
  • Solas¨ reflective detail on shoulders, front and rear panels.
  • Front and rear lash tabs.
  • Vent Mesh inner lining for next to the skin comfort.
  • Gaia PVC free foam throughout.
  • Cordura 550D Ripstop.


  • XS/S - 60N Buoyancy
  • M/L - 70N Buoyancy
  • XL/XXL - 70N Buoyancy

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Accessories that you may need

1.5L Hydration Pack

Palm Hydration Bladder 

Price £18.00

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 Palm Kaikoura please get in touch by email, phone or visit our shop