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Billy Eco15 Recycled Drybag Float

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The Billy Eco15 Recycled Drybag Tow Float is the most eco-friendly tow float on the market.

  • Eco-friendly, PVC-free material
  • Made with bio-degradable TPU & recycled plastic bottles (RPET)
  • Ultralight & packable
  • Extremely durable and UV Resistant
  • Quality design and manufacture
  • Designed with Optimised Streamlining for minimal drag
  • Created by swim safety experts
  • 15L volume drybag for taking small items on your swim.

The Billy Eco15 Drybag Float is ultralight, has optimal streamlining, and is designed to be better for the environment.

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Product Description

The first eco-friendly float.

The Billy Eco15 is the first float to use bio-degradable TPU and recycled plastic (RPET) this is much more eco-friendly and can help reduce the impact on landfills.

Typically Swim Tow Floats have been made with PVC applied to nylon (plastic), the Billy Eco range uses Biodegradable TPU a much more environmentally friendly alternative to PVC, which contains toxic chemicals. TPU is very durable and resistant to abrasion, it is also tear and puncture-resistant making it an ideal material for a swim float.

Drybag Compartment

The Eco15 Drybag features a waterproof compartment that is separate from the air chamber. This means the swimmer can take their essential items such as keys or spare goggles with them whilst in the water.

Ultralight and Bright
The Eco15 is made from ultralight material yet also very durable, it’s bright orange to increase the visibility and safety of the swimmer in the water.

Minimal Drag

All Puffin floats are designed with Optimised Streamlining where the float’s shape, valve position, tow attachment point, and direction of tow are all designed to reduce drag.
The drybag floats behind the swimmer and does not interfere with the swimmers’ stroke.

The Eco15 Drybag is easy to use, the float has an adjustable leash attached to it, this leash then simply threads onto the waist belt.


Billy Eco15 Recycled Drybag Float Features:

  • Eco-friendly & PVC Free material
  • Made with RPET – recycled plastic
  • Optimal streamlining for minimal drag
  • Bright orange to increase the visibility of the swimmer
  • Durable, plus abrasion and UV resistant
  • Lightweight and packable
  • Provided with an adjustable leash (54cm max from waist belt to float) & waist belt attached
  • Designed by swim safety experts
  • Material: Bio-degradable TPU & RPET (Recycled Plastic)
  • Dimensions: 60cm x 27cm deflated
  • Volume: 15L; Weight: 166g
  • The waist strap extends to 127cm (spares are available)

Puffin floats are designed by swim safety experts Swim the Lakes.

Spare Waist Belts are available. Each waist belt is 127cm max length and 2 can be joined together if a longer belt is required.

How to use the Billy Eco15 Drybag

  1. Twist the blue-capped valve to open and start with the bag deflated
  2. Place your items in the drybag and expel excess air
  3. Close the top flat and roll the top down a minimum 3 times
  4. Clip the buckles together.
  5. Inflate the drybag using the valve mouthpiece
  6. Once fully inflated place, screw the blue-capped valve to close.
  7. The drybag float is already attached to a short leash, simply thread this onto your waist-belt and fit the adjustable belt around your waist.
    Have a great swim.
  8. To deflate, remove the cap and press a little finger into the valve to release the air.

NB: We recommend placing electronic items inside a waterproof bag before placing them inside the Eco15 drybag. The Billy Eco15 is not a lifesaving device and is for use by competent swimmers. It is not designed to be submerged.

Why Billy Eco15 is better for the environment?

It’s made with Biodegradable TPU an advanced material that is much more environmentally friendly in its manufacture and management than PVC, the production and disposal of which results in the release of toxic, chlorine-based chemicals.

Most plastic bottles and food containers are made of PET plastic.  Recycling and reusing PET helps to reduce land-fill and the production of more plastic. The PET plastic recycled in these floats may be from pre or post-consumer waste.

The Billy Eco15 Recycled tow float is the UK’s first Eco-friendly float made from PVC-free material and recycled plastic (RPET).
Find out more about biodegradable TPU

Reviews (4)

4 reviews for Billy Eco15 Recycled Drybag Float

  1. Naomi Fisher

    Have to tell you all I am loving my new Puffin dry bag tow float so much someone can have my old one off me if they come get it! There is so little drag and it is more dry than my old one and I love it. It’s fab in the sea, rivers and lakes love love love
    Sorry did I say I loved it? Naomi

  2. Chris Stirling

    Love my Billy Eco tow float. Feel much safer out there on the lake and does not affect swimming one little bit, don’t even notice it’s there. Super light, packable and love the idea it’s biodegrable. For swimming adventures sums it up nicely. Chris

  3. Mandy Clarke

    I went on a Swim the Lakes trip and loaned one of the Puffin floats as they looked a lot neater than the one I had. Perfect size for an adventure and they have a version which you can put your valuables in. As soon as we finished swimming I went to the shop and bought two I was so impressed. Nice to support a local brand and buy something that someone who does lots of wild swimming has designed based.

  4. Matt Sutherland

    Hi Andrea,

    A few little tweaks on the latest version are great; the strap stays in place much better and the new valve is good.
    1.5 mile sea swim today and it performed perfectly.
    Thanks again, Matt

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