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Palm FX Buoyancy Aid

The Palm FX is a simple, stylish, pullover PFD, which provides an unrestricting fit for male or female paddlers.

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Palm FX Buoyancy Aid


The Palm FX Buoyancy Aid is an over the head style that is ideal for white water kayaking and also kayak surfing. It has lots of top features that are detailed below but some of the main things to mention are the adjustable shoulder straps, adjustable side straps and and also the 3 dimensional cut. All of these 3 features add up to what results in a great fitting buoyancy aid.

The FX PFD is available in Aqua, Lime and Red.



  • Low profile foam panels
  • Slimline front pocket with inner compartment, key ring clip
  • 3D anti ride-up waistbelt
  • Easy Glide strap adjustment throughout
  • Continuous loop failsafe shoulder straps with strap keeper pockets
  • Reflective detail on shoulders, front and rear panels
Palm ISO Certified PFDs

ISO Certified

These PFDs pass ISO 12402-5 and ISO 12402-6 standards. The majority of Palms PFDs have up to 20% more buoyancy than the ISO/CE standard & our whitewater models have up to 40% more buoyancy than the 50 N required.

Palm Failsafe Shoulder Straps

Failsafe Shoulder Straps

A continuous loop of webbing (tested to 3.2 kN) runs through to the PFD down to the 3D waistbelt for security under load. They tighten without bunching thanks to the enclosed pulley system.

Palm 3D Anti Ride-Up Waistbelt

3D Anti Ride-Up Waistbelt

A grippy rubber finish prevents your PFD from riding up when in use, and the adjustable waistbelt is positioned on the inside of the buoyancy foam panel for full contact around your waist.

Palm Cordura Fabric

Cordura Fabric

Cordura has exceptional strength-to-weight ratio, & high resistance to tears & abrasion. Palm use Cordura fabrics for the seat & knee areas of technical outerwear & for other high wear gear such as PFDs and throwlines.

Sizing Charts


Chest/Bust - Measure horizontally under the armpits around the fullest part of your chest and shoulder blades.

Weight - Include all the gear you'll be wearing too.


Men's PFDs







68 - 80cm

27 - 31"

78 - 94cm

31 - 37"

94 - 110cm

37 - 43"

110 - 126cm

43 - 50"


30 - 50kg

66 - 110lb

40 - 70kg

88 - 154lb

60 - 90kg

132 - 198lb

80 - >110kg

176 - >242lb


Women's PFDs






82 - 90cm

32 - 35"

90 - 98cm

38 - 39"

98 - 106cm

39 - 44"


40 - 60kg

88 - 132lb

50 - 70kg

110 - 154lb

60 - >80kg

132 - >176lb


Kids' PFDs





6 - 10yrs


10 - 14yrs



56 - 68cm

23 - 27"

68 - 80cm

27 - 31"


20 - 40kg

44 - 88lb

30 - 50kg

66 - 110lb


Nationwide delivery available for the Palm FX Buoyancy Aid. The price for delivery will be shown in the website basket prior to checkout. For full details on delivery please see: Delivery Information

Click & Collect - Stores Nationwide

Nationwide Click & Collect available for the Palm FX Buoyancy Aid. Collection for orders placed online can be made from any of our Canoe Shops UK Stores. For full details on our Click & Collect service, please see: Nationwide Click & Collect

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