Astral joins bluesign®
as a system partner

This is our commitment to thoughtful manufacturing and sustainable textile production.

This is our commitment to thoughtful manufacturing and sustainable textile production.

Bluesign

The path towards sustainability can’t be walked alone

“The first step in preventing damage to water and soil is understanding how chemicals affect them. bluesign®, with their deep knowledge in textile chemistry, is the partner we need to constantly evaluate our supply chain and prevent harmful chemistry getting into our products.”

– Philip Curry, Founder + CEO

Conserving soil and water

Brands like Astral need responsible partners like bluesign®, as well as conscious consumers who demand better.

There’s still work to be done, but Astral is taking the next big step, and we’re taking the rest of the industry with us.

Explore the world's first bluesign® approved life jackets

The first of its kind

BLUESIGN® APPROVED SHELL

YTV 2.0

Designed with the low profile Torso Lock™ foam platform, the YTV™ has cemented itself as a simple, clean, high mobility PFD. The YTV 2.0™ maintains the same architecture, while increasing its pocket size and adding a bluesign® approved, 100% recycled shell.

Intended use: Whitewater, Touring, Sailing, SUP

YTV 2.0

  • Astral-LifeJacket-YTV2
  • Astral-LifeJacket-YTV2
  • Astral-LifeJacket-YTV2
Men

Cieba

  • Astral Ceiba PFD Water Blue
  • Astral Ceiba PFD Fire Orange
  • Astral Ceiba PFD Space Black
bluesign® Approved Shell

Ceiba

The most comfortable lifejacket we make also happens to be the most environmentally friendly PFD made today. The front is filled with kapok, a naturally buoyant fiber that feels like down, while the back uses recyclable PE foam for protection. The shell is made from bluesign® certified 100% recycled Polyester.

Nine points of adjustment provide a precise fit. Complete with fleece lined pockets and a zone for clipping hardware this vest is ready for all kinds of paddling adventure.

Intended use: Whitewater, Touring, Canoeing

BLUESIGN® APPROVED SHELL

EV-Eight

The world’s first breathable PFD is now even better. It features a more sustainable, bluesign®-certified 100% recycled polyester shell with an ergonomic design, high mesh back and lightweight construction.

Intended use: Rec Kayaking, Touring, Canoeing

Men

EV-Eight

  • Astral EV-Eight Water Blue
  • Astral-LifeJacket-EV-Eight-FireOrange-Front
  • Astral EV-Eight Soil Tan
  • Astral EV-Eight Space Black
Men

E-Ronny

  • Astral E-Ronny Water Blue
  • Astral E-Ronny Fire Orange
  • Astral E-Ronny Soil Tan
  • Astral E-Ronny Space Black
BLUESIGN® APPROVED SHELL

E-Ronny

Designed for maximum comfort and usability, the E-Ronny offers a highly functional pocket layout and incorporates industry first technologies: Thin-Vent™ Back design and bluesign® certified 100% recycled Polyester shell.

Intended use: Rec Kayaking, Touring, Fishing

BLUESIGN® APPROVED SHELL

E-Linda

This women-specific model is built for maximum comfort and usability. The E-Linda offers a highly functional pocket layout and incorporates our industry-first technologies: Thin-Vent™ Back design and bluesign® certified 100% recycled Polyester shell.

Intended use: Rec Kayaking, Touring, Fishing

Women

E-Linda

  • Astral-LifeJacket-ELinda-WaterBlue-Front
  • Astral E-Linda Fire Orange
  • Astral E-Linda Soil Tan

Reducing impact

Founded in 2000, bluesign® helps equip brands with sustainable textile supply solutions. Through strict criteria and analysis for on-site system implementation, the bluesign® SYSTEM reduces the textile industry’s impacts on people and the environment, ensures responsible use of resources, and guarantees the highest degree of consumer protection. By committing to the bluesign® SYSTEM, Astral is promising to be held accountable for their impact on people and Nature at every step of the production process.

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Shop bluesign®
approved life jackets

Women

E-Linda

  • Astral-LifeJacket-ELinda-WaterBlue-Front
  • Astral E-Linda Fire Orange
  • Astral E-Linda Soil Tan