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Spinlock Auto-inflating Life Jacket

The Spinlock Auto-inflating life jacket is a great alternative to the common bulky life jackets. The vest provides maximum freedom of movement while providing the security and comfortable fit demanded by todays sailors. It features an automatic inflation system and a interlock bladder preventing channeling of water into the face when inflated and reducing chances of secondary drowning.



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KINGII | WRISTBAND FLOATATION AID | Image

KINGII | WRISTBAND FLOATATION AID

Kingii is the smallest inflatable in the world, it is small, non-invasive, reliable, and fits on your wrist. The creators state "most drowning victims had a life jacket available and chose not to wear it", with Kingii the need for bulky safety devices is over, it is up to 78x smaller than a standard life jacket. It features a screw-on CO2 cartridge, that in case of an emergency, inflates a balloon within 1 second, at the pull of a handle. Your hand and your face are...
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BILLABONG V1 BIG WAVE FLOATATION WETSUIT | Image

BILLABONG V1 BIG WAVE FLOATATION WETSUIT

In 2010 big wave surfer Shane Dorian took the worst wipeout of his life whilst surfing Mavericks, California. After almost drowning he came up with the idea to incorporate an air bladder into a wetsuit. Shane contacted Billabong and straight away they started working on the life saving device. The suit has a back-mounted air bladder and a carbon-dioxide cartridge that inflates with a ripcord. The inflatable wetsuit is patent-pending and should be available soon. Wat...
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POP PADDLEBOARDS

Stand up paddle surfing (SUP) is one of the world´s most emerging water sports, but most quality boards are still very expensive. POP Paddleboards is a new brand that aims to change that and make stand up paddle boarding accessible to anyone and everyone, making boards that are affordable without sacrificing quality and performance. Check out their original designs and colorful hand shaped paddle boards at their website. watch the video...
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