New From Astral: The V-Eight

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Astral Buoyancy Company begins shipment of the highly anticipated V-Eight, the world’s first breathable PFD. Developed for recreational and touring paddlers in warm climates, the V-Eight introduces Astral’s patent pending Airescape technology which eliminates excessive build up of body heat and perspiration. The principal components of Airescape include special contoured foam which reduces the body-to-PFD contact by 70% in combination with strategically placed vent ports which allow hot air to escape and fresh air to enter. The V-Eight also features a mesh back design making it ideal for paddling in boats with high seatbacks and facilitates airflow within the back panel, keeping your entire torso cool while paddling. “Airesecape represents a paradigm shift for the recreational PFD market.” says President and Lead Designer Philip Curry. “After 3 years of development, we are proud to bring the rec market a PFD that has a tangible performance superiority at a fair price.” The V-Eight and the rest of Astral’s 2008 product line are constructed with 100% PVC-Free Gaia and PE Foams to minimize their impact on the natural environment.

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