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Shoe-like fit

Inspired by the world-renowned Loyak™ outsole

G.ss Rubber™

Astral’s ‘super sticky’ G Rubber™ provides superior grip on wet and dry surfaces

Balanced Geometry™

Zero drop, Level Footbed® plus a roomy toe box respects the foot’s natural alignment and promotes balance and stability

Flex Grip™

Siped tread increases surface area contact grip

100% Recycled

Webbing and Canvas Uppers

bluesign®

Astral maintains its commitment as a bluesign® system partner by featuring bluesign® approved buckles

Antimicrobial Footbed

Closed cell EVA foam midsole requires no treatment to protect against foot funk in wet and dry conditions

30 years in the making

Designed by Astral Founder + CEO, Philip Curry. Inspired by his days raft guiding on Section IV of the Chattooga.

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Description

Inspired by the needs of class V river guides. The PFD Sandal™ combines the secure and adjustable fit of Astral’s award-winning life jackets with the Balanced Geometry™ and legendary G Rubber™ grip of our world renowned Loyak™ water shoes. A purpose-built Thwart Pad provides comfort while wedging under raft thwarts, and allows the PFD Sandal™ to be cinched tight to run, jump, swim and climb in and around the river.

Technical Details

Intended Use: Water, Casual, Boat, Travel
Uppers: 100% recycled polyester canvas
Midsole: 75C closed cell EVA foam (13 mm thick)
Outsole: Flex Grip™ outsole with G.ss Rubber™
Foot to Ground Distance: 16mm
Weight/shoe: M9 = 8 oz (227 g)
Sizes: Men's US 8-14 (whole sizes only)
Fit: True to size (for half size, size up)

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Size Guide

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This shoe has a comparable fit to Brewer. If you normally wear a half size, size up to the next full size. This sandal has two points of adjustment for the heel strap, allowing you to size down a half size for an extra secure fit. Sizing is determined without sock for this model.

 

Footwear Sizing Chart: 
UK US Mens US Women's US - Unisex (M/W) US Youth CM EU
.5   2   1 19.5 32
1.5   3   2 20.5 33 1/2
2.5   4   3 21.5 35
3.5   5   4 22.5 36
4.5   6 5/6 5 23.5 37 1/2
5   6.5 5.5 / 6.5   24 38
5.5   7 6/7 6 24.5 38 2/3
6   7.5 6.5/7.5   25 39 1/3
6.5   8 7/8 7 25.5 40
7   8.5 7.5/8.5   25.75 40 2/3
7.5 8 9 8/9   26 41 1/3
8 8.5 9.5 8.5/9.5   26.5 42
8.5 9 10 9/10   27 42 2/3
9 9.5 10.5 9.5/10.5   27.5 43 1/3
9.5 10 11 10/11   28 44
10 10.5 11.5 10.5/11.5   28.5 44 2/3
10.5 11 12 11/12   28.75 45 1/3
11 11.5   11.5   29 46
11.5 12   12   29.5 46 2/3
12 12.5   12.5   30 47 1/3
12.5 13   13   30.5 48
13.5 14   14   31.25 49 1/3
Find your correct shoe size

We know how important it is to find a pair of shoes that fit well. We have developed some resources to help you achieve this goal. If you've never worn our shoes before we highly recommend measuring your feet with our printable sizing guide.

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