Mt Waddington's Outdoors

Astral YTV

Lightweight, low profile, and close fitting, the Astral YTV is an ideal backcountry whitewater PFD.

Weight: ~28 oz.




Pure and simple, the YTV incorporates Astral’s freestyle inspired Torso Lock™ foam platform. A low-profile fit offers plenty of mobility to a wide range of paddlers. Its our preferred backcountry whitewater PFD, which makes it a great match for the Gnarwhal, Alpackalypse, and whitewater decked Alpacka Series. For harder whitewater, front country, and side country, we recommend getting a full rescue PFD like the Kokatat Maximus Centurion or Astral Green Jacket.

Additional information

Weight 0.8 kg

Features and Specifications


  • Intended Use: Whitewater, Touring, and General Purpose Packrafting
  • Entry: Pullover
  • Foam Insert: PVC Free Gaia®& PE Foam
  • Shell Fabric: 200 x 400 Denier Ripstop Nylon
  • Liner Fabric: 200 Denier High Tenacity Nylon
  • Webbing: Polypro
  • Zipper: YKK® Self Locking Vislon Teeth
  • Hardware: Heavy Duty Acetal
  • Colors: Hot Coral / Eggplant / Slate Black
  • Weight: 1.76 lbs / 28.16 oz / 798.32 gr
  • Sizing: S/M = 31-37” M/L = 38-44” L/XL = 45-51”
  • Design Buoyancy: 16.5 lbs
  • Approval Type: USCG Type V


PFD Sizing

S/M = 31″-37”
M/L = 38″-44”
L/XL = 45″-51”

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