Not everything enjoys being in the water as much as us... like your cell phone. Available in a range of bright colours, with a clear screen for taking photos, water tight submersible casing and secure rope strap, Vaikobi phone cases are ideal for kayaking, paddle sports, sailing or general boating.

Keep your phone dry while kayaking

Vaikobi's range of kayaking phone cases can be tied to your life jacket or craft, to keep your phone safe and dry until you need to take a photo or make a call. 

Mix or match your phone case to your life jacket colour

Bright blue, hot pink, fluro yellow or orange... which Vaikobi waterproof phone case will you choose? Mix it up with a different colour kayaking life jacket, or match it perfectly with the same colour.

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While a life jacket is not mandatory for inshore paddle boarders, the benefits of wearing a life jacket in on a SUP is the ability to stand out (be visible on the water) with a brightly coloured life jacket, and the benefit of being able to take water with you in a hydration bladder that fits into your PFD. Find out what to take for a great day out paddle boarding.

Life jackets do not have an expiry date, but there are several things to watch out for as your PDF life jacket gets used over time. Stay safe and find out more about PFD expiry dates in our article: Do life jackets have an expiry date.

Different states within Australia have different rules around wearing PFDs while kayaking, as do other countries around the world. Please check with your local waterways authority before kayaking alone. Find out more in our comprehensive article to find out if you need a life jacket for kayaking.

Swim vests are worn to help aid a neutral swimming position and are mostly worn by young children. A life jacket is different to a swim vest in that is has an official buoyancy rating and is not designed for stroke swimming, rather to keep you safe in the event of an emergency.

A PFD life jacket is a personal floatation device which has a safety and buoyancy rating for keeping adults or children afloat in the water. All Vaikobi PFDs have a buoyancy rating above the minimum floatation required, which is ISO 12402-5 certification. Find out more in this article: How to choose the right PFD for you.

We’re glad you asked! A life jacket, buoyancy vest or PDF are pretty much the same things, but are called different terms around the world. To find out more, read our article: What is the difference between a PFD and a life jacket.