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Custom lifejacket for VOR sailors
Spinlock is to be an official supplier to the Volvo Ocean Race, after designing a custom lifejacket for the 2017-18 edition. 26 Jun 2017 - Boating Business
MOB1 integrated into Kru lifejackets
Ocean Safety will supply Ocean Signal’s rescueME MOB1 man overboard locating device to crews taking part in the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race. 23 Jun 2017 - Boating Business
C.Quip signs with TeamO
C.Quip has signed with TeamO to be the sole UK distributor of the company’s lifejackets. The Hampshire-based business chose this year’s Seawork to officially sign and confirm with TeamO’s Oscar Mead to distribute the award-winning back-tow lifejackets to the UK commercial and leisure marine market. 19 Jun 2017 - Boating Business
Crewsaver equips Artemis Racing
As technical supplier to Artemis Racing, Crewsaver has supplied the America’s Cup team with its latest buoyancy aid technology designed to further enhance both safety and performance. 06 Jun 2017 - Boating Business
Crewsaver renews partnership
Crewsaver has renewed its partnership with the Andrew Simpson Foundation (ASF) for a further three years. 23 May 2017 - Boating Business
Crewsaver is the official safety partner
Crewsaver has been selected to be the official safety provider to the 35th America’s Cup, taking place in Bermuda in May. 24 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
New man overboard alarm
The new Sea-Tag wristband is a new man overboard alarm, working on an enhanced power-saving version of Bluetooth with a smart phone or tablet. 05 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
Clipper Race to integrate AIS into crew lifejackets
AIS devices are to be integrated into all lifejackets for the first time during the Clipper 2017-18 Race. 05 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
New liferafts from Crewsaver
Crewsaver has launched two new liferafts, the Crewsaver Mariner and the Crewsaver ISO. The liferafts are manufactured at Survitec Group’s European manufacturing facilities that has been designing and manufacturing liferafts for the commercial and leisure markets since 1940. 04 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
New safety product from Weems & Plath
Weems & Plath, manufacturer of nautical instruments, has added to its line of safety products with the release of the Man Overboard Wheel. 29 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
Aquafax signs with Sea-Fire
Aquafax has signed with Sea-Fire, adding to its safety portfolio. 01 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Pyrotechnic compound is reduced
Over the last few years, developments in technology have enabled pyrotechnic manufacturers to drastically reduce the amount of pyrotechnic compound used in flares. 31 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
EPIRB technology is taken for granted
“We’ve seen a sea change in people’s attitudes in terms of safety equipment and DSC. People have seen how useful it is,” so says McMurdo’s Sean McCrystal. “People now take EPIRB technology for granted however changes are taking placed in terms of legislation. “In the US there are new regulations banning non GPS EPIRBS. America is well ahead of other areas in terms of safety.” 30 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Helly develops its H2 Flow system
Helly Hansen has added to its buoyancy aid range with the launch of its latest life vest. 30 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
New floatation vest from Spinlock
Campaigns by the RYA and RNLI to encourage boaters to wear a life jacket are having an effect with more of an understanding in particular from motorboaters. 30 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Secumar’s new lifejacket
Secumar's new FREE 100 lifejacket is designed for open water swimmers, stand-up paddleboarders, surfers or anyone who might need a small unobtrusive lifejacket in case of emergency. 27 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Survitec and Sunsail partnership
Survitec Group is to partner with Sunsail UK to supply the yacht charter company’s entire fleet with its safety equipment requirements. 09 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Agreement signed
Ocean Safety has signed an agreement to provide safety equipment to each yacht in the 2017/2018 Volvo Ocean Race, the fifth consecutive time the company has supplied the yacht race. 03 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Life Cell achieves SOLAS certification
Life Cell Marine Safety’s buoyancy device, Life Cell, has achieved SOLAS certification, meaning that it can now be used onboard ships bound by the Convention. 22 Dec 2016 - Boating Business
McMurdo and Elcome agreement
EXPANSION: McMurdo has announced a new agreement with Elcome International to expand its reach in the global commercial marine market. 14 Oct 2016 - Boating Business