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.

NRS cVest Type III PFD

NRS cVest Type III PFD

Designed with Sit On Top & Touring Kayakers in mind, the NRS cVest Life Jacket has pockets and attachment points for all the essentials. It also has lots of reflective tape and a cool mesh back that works great with high-back seats.

NRS Ninja


Low profile and flexible all-round buoyancy aid that provides maximum freedom of movement.

Palm Quest kayaking buoyancy aid

Palm Quest Buoyancy Aid

Popular buoyancy aid for recreational kayaking and canoeing that features a comfortable slim line cut and a 3D anti-ride up waist belt to keep it place whilst paddling.



Yak Blaze Recreational PFD

Yak Blaze Buoyancy Aid

A entry level buoyancy aid. Designed for multi watersport use. It has a ripstop nylon outer fabric and high spec foam which will increase its longivity.

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.

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.

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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