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Originally used in life jackets in the 1920s and 30s, Kapok was found to be a lighter and more comfortable alternative buoyancy to cork. 

Astral Donates $13,810.50 to the Green River Access Fund

We’re proud to announce that Astral has donated $13,810.50 to the Green River Access Fund.

Foam Tectonics

Inspired by the radical mobility of freestyle kayaking. Foam Tectonics™ allows a life jacket to twist and turn with the movements of the upper body, while securely staying in place around the torso.

Introducing the Flow State BlueJacket LE

NOC and Astral's collaboration to create a special LE inspired by The Chattooga River.

Layla LE Retailers

The following retail partners are proud to sell the Layla LE while supplies last: ACE Adventure Gear – Fayetteville, WV Alder Creek Kayaks – Portland, OR Alpenglow Mountain Sports – Boise, ID Appomattox River Company – Farmville, VA Calleva Outdoors Inc. – Poolesville, MD...