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.

Yak Blaze Buoyancy Aid PFD

Yak Blaze Buoyancy Aid

A simple but effective buoyancy aid that is a great option for recreational kayaking and canoeing. Available in Adult and Junior Sizes.

Palm Meander Buoyancy Aid

Palm Meander Buoyancy Aid

The Meander is our easy-going touring PFD‚ designed to be lightweight‚ slimline‚ and easy to use. A low profile design with a simple‚ secure zip and buckle closure.

Yak Xipe Buoyancy Aid

Yak Xipe Touring Buoyancy Aid

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

NRS Vapor Buoyancy Aid

NRS Vapor Buoyancy Aid

The NRS Vapor PFD offers a compact (less-restrictive) design constructive with ultra-soft foam for a flexible fit. A comfortable low-profile buoyancy aid that's great for paddlers on a budget.



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.

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

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.

Crewsaver Spiral 100N Lifejacket

Crewsaver Spiral 100N Lifejacket

The Crewsaver Spiral is a personal flotation device perfect for inshore use such as surface watersports and swimming. The inherent buoyancy offered by the foam reduces fatigue during general in-water activities and is available in a range of sizes suitable for young children and junior paddlers.

Peak Kids Buoyancy Aid

Peak Kids Buoyancy Aid

This personal floatation device is defintely one the kids will want to wear. A fun colourful design that is easy to fit and 40-50N of buoyancy means that your little ones will stay safe and visible on the water. This buoyancy aid includes crotch, waist and side straps for additional security so that the buoyancy aid will stay firmly in position even when the child is in the water.


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