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S.oL.a.S Range
A range of four lifejackets and two immersion suits that are all S.o.L.a.S approved products.
All manufactured to the very highest standards and cover a wide range of S.o.L.a.S applications for marine safety.
 
Challenger Flexi-Wing 150 Lifejacket


Challenger Flexi-Wing 150 Lifejacket
The Flexi-Wing 150 Lifejacket has been designed as a dual purpose Emergency Abandonment or Constant Wear lifejacket. The low profile design allows the wearer unrestricted movement and full forward and downward vision.

The unique Flexi-Wing design affords the wearer enhanced in water performance with higher mouth freeboard and improved floatation angles. The interlocking lobe design self rights the wearer in under 5 seconds and provides an effective wave barrier preventing water from being channelled into the airways, while the tailored neck design gives vital support to the head and neck, even to an unconscious subject.

Features

  • Interlocking lobe design
  • High visibility fabric
  • Twin chamber security
  • Lightweight and comfortable to wear
  • Fully approved to the latest amendments in SOLAS Chapter III 2010
  • The unique bladder shape features Flexi-Wing technology

Specification

  • Twin independent chambers
  • Automatic inflation system
  • Retro-reflective tape
  • Whistle
  • Grab loop
  • Locational light
  • Buddy line
  • Produced using components that conform to ISO 12402

Design Options

  • A wide range of cover options including heavy duty PVC and Panotex fire proof covers
  • Deck harness system
  • Spray hood
  • Strobe light
  • Crotch strap

Intrepid Mk1 Immersion Suit


Intrepid Mk1 Immersion Suit
The lntrepid Mk1 Immersion Suit is one of the world's premier insulated suits. It gives the wearer the ultimate chance of survival in an emergency situation. Careful attention has been given to the following important areas.

Design
Manufactured from 4-way stretch 5mm neoprene, it has been specifically designed to give the wearer maximum freedom of both movement and vision during the critical time of abandonment and at the same time offering excellent thermal insulation and a level of fire resistance. The close fitting design minimises the amount of unwanted air trapped in the lower part of the suit.

Donning
The large offset zip makes the Mk 1 quick donning, the integral 5 finger gloves allow full dexterity during and after donning.

Hand Protection
For in water use an additional pair of thermal mitts are housed in easily accessible pockets situated on the sleeves.

Feet
The feet are protected by non-slip rubber soles which give both grip and protection.

Neoprene Hood
The hood is fitted with an effective face seal and has 150sq cm of retro reflective tape to aid survivor location.

Features

  • 150cm2 Retro tape
  • Full face seal
  • 5mm neoprene (4 way stretch)
  • Large offset zip
  • Tailored design
  • Neoprene mitt pockets
  • 5 finger gloves
  • Tough rubber soles
  • Size 50cm x 28cm
  • Weight 3.3kg

Intrepid Mk8 Immersion Suit


Intrepid Mk8 Immersion Suit

The Intrepid Marine Mk8 has been designed as an easy don, low cost, lightweight emergency Immersion suit that when packed in its zip pouch is small enough to be stored in a locker or at a workstation.

The Mk 8 suit is manufactured from a tough coated nylon in a high visibility red which gives the wearer the maximum opportunity of being located even in conditions of poor light. The Mk8 is designed to give a generous fitting, and will accommodate a wide range of different sized wearers.

A generous foot size allows for donning when wearing heavy work boots.

Features

  • Full face seal
  • High visibility nylon
  • Large offset zip
  • Easy to don
  • Integral 5 finger gloves
  • Wide size range
  • Packed in a zipped valise
  • Size 40cm x 17cm
  • Weight 1kg
The Challenger Aqua Junior 100


The Challenger Aqua Junior 100

The Aqua Junior 100 is the Child’s version in the SOLAS 2010 range which has been specifically designed to meet the demands of providing a comfortable and compact lifejacket that conforms to the latest regulations and is much less cumbersome than a foam lifejacket. The jacket fits children in the weight range 15Kg to 43Kg and is fitted with crotch straps for added security of fit.

Features

  • 100 Newtons buoyancy
  • Twin Chamber Security
  • Compact, unobtrusive design
  • Complies with the latest amendments to SOLAS Chapter III 2010

Specification

  • 2 Fully automatic inflators
  • Retro - reflective tape
  • Whistle
  • Grab Loop
  • Locational light
  • Buddy Line
  • Adjustable crotch straps fitted as standard

Design Options

  • A wide variety of cover options are available.
  • Deck harness.
The Challenger Hydrosafe Lifejacket


The Challenger Hydrosafe Lifejacket

The Challenger Hydrosafe represents an important advance in lifejacket design and technology. The Hydrosafe has been designed to meet the rigorous demands of high speed fast ferry operators and is the world’s first SOLAS standard lifejacket to incorporate the weight and space saving features of an airline jacket.

The Hydrosafe is packed into a hermetically sealed bag which reduces its volume to 85% less than that of a conventional inherently buoyant lifejacket while the total weights remain under one kilogram. This makes Hydrosafe ideal for underseat stowage where it is within immediate and easy reach in an emergency situation.

Hydrosafe has a wide size range capability making it suitable for both adults and children. Operators need not carry two sizes of lifejacket when equipped with Hydrosafe. In an emergency no time is lost distributing childrens lifejackets, family groups stay together and abandonment time is reduced. The slim profile of the uninflated Hydrosafe allows total freedom of movement and unrestricted forward and downward vision facilitating faster and safer abandonment via stairways, ladders or MES systems.

The outer foil packaging is easy to open and the lifejacket can be donned in a sitting position in a few seconds following the clear pictorial instructions. The laminated foil layers of the packaging provide an effective protection against damage and corrosion reducing servicing and replacement costs. The Hydrosafe is manufactured using puncture resistant fabrics and has a neon yellow stole making it highly visible in low light conditions therefore enhancing survivor location.

Features

  • Designed to fit both adults and children
  • Can be stowed underseat within easy reach in an emergency
  • Small uninflated volume allows for rapid access in an emergency
  • Can be donned in seconds following simple pictorial instructions
  • Allows unrestricted movement and full forward and downward vision
  • Has less weight and gives an 85% space saving in comparison with inherently buoyant lifejackets
  • Air tight pack reduces corrosion and service costs
  • Twin chamber security and high visibility neon yellow fabric
  • In daily use worldwide
  • Fully complies with the latest amendments to SOLAS Chapter III and approved by U.K.M.C.A and M.E.D (Ships Wheel) plus EN399

Specification

  • Packed size 38x12x10cms
  • Weight 0.95kg
  • Double chamber fully automatic gas inflation system
  • Retro-reflective tape
  • Whistle
  • Grab loop
  • Locational light
  • Air tight pack
The Challenger Interlock 275 Series lll


The Challenger Interlock 275 Series lll

The Interlock 275 is specially designed for use as a combined working/abandonment lifejacket. With 300 Newtons of buoyancy it is designed to be worn when the user is wearing heavy duty clothing or with an abandonment suit - where it guarantees to self right the wearer in less than 5 seconds. The patented interlocking lobe design also creates an effective wave barrier preventing water channelling into the airways.

The lifejacket design gives good neck and head support which is particularly vital for an unconscious wearer.

Features

  • Patented interlocking lobe design
  • 300 Newtons buoyancy
  • High visibility fabric
  • Twin chamber security
  • Contoured head and neck support
  • Lightweight and comfortable to wear
  • Fully approved to the latest amendments in SOLAS Chapter III 2010

Specification

  • Two independent chambers each with 300N
  • Automatic firing mechanisms
  • Retro-reflective tape
  • Whistle
  • Grab loop
  • Locational light
  • Buddy line
  • Produced using components that conform to ISO 12402

Design Options

  • A wide range of cover options including wipe clean heavy duty PVC, hard wearing nylon and fire resistant Panotex
  • Deck harness system approved to ISO 12401
  • Spray hood
  • Strobe light
  • Crotch strap

Wave Barrier Technology
The patented interlocking lobe design of the bladder used in this lifejacket self-rights the wearer in under 5 seconds and provides an effective Wave Barrier preventing water from being channelled into the airways. The tailored neck design gives vital support to head and neck, even if the subject is unconscious.