NRS Raku

Kayak Fishing Buoyancy Aid

A thin-back style buoyancy aid stacked full of features for kayak anglers, including multiple pockets and gear attachment points.


NRS Raku Buoyancy Aid in Charcoal

NRS Raku Buoyancy Aid in Charcoal - Back View

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NRS Raku

Are you looking for a top-spec buoyancy aid for kayak fishing? The NRS Raku ticks the boxes for being a versatile buoyancy aid offering comfort and plentiful gear storage for tackle and safety items.

The Raku features a thin-back design providing padding along your back without causing interfance with your kayak seat. 6 adjustment points provide a snug fit to the body. Front zip entry makes it easy to put on and take off this buoyancy aid. Two large 'hinged' pockets feature on the front of the Raku and offer lots of additional storage compartments within - perfect for storing small items of fishing gear! A knife attachment tab and gear attachment points also make it easy to add extra kit to the Raku so that you are prepared for your session. A tool holder is located on the front for storing your scissors or pliers, keeping them within easy reach when you need them.

A brilliant PFD for kayak fishing, but also great for touring and general sit-on-top paddling.


  • The Raku is a medium profile fishing life jacket certified in accordance with CE EN 393.
  • The thin back construction distributes the PlushFit™ foam flotation more broadly to reduce bulk and improve the fit.
  • Five-panel design conforms effortlessly to your body's shape, following your movements as you paddle, row, cast and land.
  • Two large, zippered pockets, sized for tackle boxes, with internal organization, plus two smaller accessory pockets with hook-and-loop closure.
  • A fifth, tool holder pocket offers quick access to pliers, line cutters or other fishing gadgets and accessories.
  • Also features a rod holder, reflective accents and knife lash tab.
  • Convenient front, zippered entry and six adjustment points for a customized fit.

Sizing Guide

NRS Buoyancy Aid Size Guide

Delivery Information

Delivery of Clothing, Equipment, Accessories, Paddles & Inflatable Boats/Boards:

We offer a delivery service throughout the UK & Ireland. Most deliveries arrive within 1-3 working days, although some deliveries may take longer.

Delivery of Kayaks & Canoes:

We offer a delivery service on most kayaks & canoes covering most of the UK & Ireland - Some products and areas are excluded. We provide a bespoke delivery service for canoes and kayaks to improve the level of service and minimise the risk of damage.

Most Kayak & Canoe deliveries arrive within 1-2 weeks (not guaranteed) from confirming your order. The majority of Canoe & Kayak deliveries will be quicker than this but some may take longer.

Delivery of Kayaks or Canoes that exceed 4.5m (450cm) is temporarily unavailable - Due to length restrictions with our shipping agents.

For further information, please read our Delivery Information page.

Click & Collect - Stores Nationwide:

We also offer a collect from store service. 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

Give us a call on 01726 862798 if you have any questions about the NRS Raku.