Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Top 5 Buoyancy Aids For The Recreational Paddler

Buoyancy Aids are an essential part of surface watersports.

Everyone ends up in the water eventually, it's just a matter of time, and this Spring/Summer we will see thousands of new kayakers take to the water both alone and with their families.

Here are our top 5 buoyancy aids that will keep novice paddlers safe on their first adventures, and won't break the bank!


The slim design of the Palm Roam makes it great for a range of watersports activities like kayaking, sailing, or SUP.

Shoulder adjustment straps help to fit the Palm Roam to your torso and help to prevent it slipping off when in the water.

RRP: £34.95
Our Price: £29.95
Palm Roam


The Crewsaver MK3 features a low profile with torso and shoulder adjustments, giving you fantastic freedom of movement and less to worry about.

The bold colour scheme will ensure that you are visible at all times, whether you're on your kayak or in the water.

RRP: £29.99
Our Price: £24.99


Yak Blaze

The Yak Blaze is a simple yet cleanly efficient buoyancy aid that's a great choice if your just starting to get out on the water.

The Yak Blaze has an internal key pocket and zipped front entry for ease of entry.

RRP: £34.50
Our Price: £26.99


Crewsaver Response

Ideal for new sailors and kayakers who want a buoyancy aid that keeps them safe on the water.

The Crewsaver Response guarantees a comfortable fit thanks to a contoured foam construction and padded shoulder straps. The buoyancy aid also features an adjustable waist, and a small pocket to hold a key.

RRP: £35.00
Our Price: £31.50


Palm Quest Kids

This is one specifically for the kids.

There is plenty of adjustment on the Palm Quest Kids including adjustable waist and shoulder straps with added adjustable leg straps which means that if the worst should happen the buoyancy aid will not ride up over their face.

RRP: £36.95
Our Price: £31.99


Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Off The Water Wishlist

We've put together 5 bits of kit that will instantly improve your paddling experience.

Gul Changing Poncho

A firm favourite in most outdoor watersports, making changing on the road side a lot more comfortable, with a lot less nudity!

Palm Changing Mat

Another favourite for those changing on cold surfaces. The changing mat makes feet happy, simple.
Palm Universal Changing Mat

HF Turtle Back

Turning your kayak into a backpack makes carrying the thing so much easier. Strain on your shoulders is shared and balanced out, creating a more pleasant experience overall.

Madness Neoprene Seat Cover

It's not all about you, you know. Give your paddle wagon the attention it deserves by protecting the seats from sand and dirt with a neoprene cover.

Madness Neoprene Seat Cover

Yak Styrian Paddle Bag

Fits up to 4 paddles at a time, protecting them with a soft foam inner layer. Ideal for storing your paddles both during transport and at home.
Yak Styrian Paddle Bag