General Purpose Buoyancy Aids

Our most popular range of buoyancy aids for recreational paddling and multi-purpose watersports PFDs.


Generally, general purpose buoyancy aids cost less than Sea Kayaking Buoyancy Aids and White Water Buoyancy Aids as they are simpler in design and performance.

Yak Kallista Buoyancy Aid

Yak Kallista Buoyancy Aid

The Yak Kallista is a stylish and functional recreational buoyancy aid that provides an excellent fit and floatation for recreational kayaking and canoeing, groups/hire, sit-on-tops, sailing and kayak fishing.

£49.95
£42.46
NRS Chinook PFD for Touring and Fishing

NRS Chinook PFD

The NRS Chinook provides even more storage than the CVest and Clearwater. With plenty of pockets and attachement points perfect for kayak anglers and sea kayakers along with it's mesh back.

£109.95
£93.46
Astral V-Eight Buoyancy Aids for Recreational Paddling

Astral V Eight Buoyancy Aids

Popular High Back buoyancy aid by Astral - perfect for modern kayaks with high back rests and Sit On Top Kayak seats

£109.00
£92.65
NRS Oso PFD

NRS Oso PFD

Designed for ultimate comfort in all types of seat, the feature packed NRS Oso PFD has a five-panel design that effortlessly conforms to your shape.. A great PFD for any high back seat.

£104.95
£89.21
NRS Ion PFD

NRS Ion PFD

Minimalistic, low profile fitting PFD for maximum comfort and manoeuvrability. One of the most comfortable BA's availabe today for Sea Kayaking and Touring.

£94.95
£80.71
Yak Xipe Buoyancy Aid

Yak Xipe Touring Buoyancy Aid

Updated for 2019, Yak's highly popular touring buoyancy aid with front zip entry, multiple pockets and fully adjustable for the perfect fit.

£85.00
£72.25
Feelfree Buoyancy Aids

Feelfree Buoyancy Aid

A entry level buoyancy aid. Designed for multi watersport use, available in adult and junior sizes.

£39.95
£31.96
Peak Kidz BA

Peak Kidz Buoyancy Aid

A modern and stylish, inexpensive permenent buoyancy lifejacket designed for children. Soft flexible PVC closed cell buoyancy, 40mm waist belt, crotch straps and collar. This lifejacket is designed to float a child on its back and support the head. The front buoyancy panels are of different thickness, this helps to rotate the child onto its back bringing the airway out of the water. The crotch straps prevent the child slipping out of the lifejacket.

£69.00
£58.65
Crewsaver Spiral 100N Lifejacket

Crewsaver Spiral 100N Lifejacket

A modern and stylish, inexpensive permenent buoyancy lifejacket designed for children. Soft flexible PVC closed cell buoyancy, 40mm waist belt, crotch straps and collar. This lifejacket is designed to float a child on its back and support the head. The front buoyancy panels are of different thickness, this helps to rotate the child onto its back bringing the airway out of the water. The crotch straps prevent the child slipping out of the lifejacket.

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£40.00
£34.00
Crewsaver Pet Float

Crewsaver Pet Float

A simple cat, dog, pet life jacket device (buoyancy aid) that is available in 4 sizes. This pet lifejacket also includes a harness and will suit a number of different pets. Measurement taken from Collar to base of tail.

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£49.00
£41.65

If you are looking for a PFD not listed, checkout our range of brands for buoyancy aids available by mail order.
Brands available: NRS | Palm | Yak | Peak UK | Astral

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