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The range of Waypoint Liferafts, from the Waypoint Coastal to the ISO 9650-1 Ocean, have been designed for maximum safety.

There are four models to choose from, Coastal, Offshore, ISO 9650-1 Commercial / Charter and ISO 9650-1 Ocean.

Waypoint Liferafts are suitable for all aspects of yachting, whether cruising or racing, fishing and other commercial vessels whose liferaft requirements are covered by the ISO 9650-1 standard.

Waypoint Liferafts start from the 4 man Coastal and go all the way to the 14 man ISO 9650-1 liferaft.

Strict Quality control with additional features and the use of the best known quality parts and materials across the range gives them significant advantages.

All liferafts are comprehensively tested.

Way Point have a development program which ensures that there liferafts remain at the forefront of modern safety technology.

They constantly improve there liferafts and if you are in the market for a Coastal, an Offshore, or an ISO 9650-1 liferaft, please read carefully about the features and the other technical aspects that separate Waypoint Liferafts from the rest of the liferafts on the market today..

Key features Unique to ALL there Liferafts, are:

  • Built in there own factory in Europe
  • Highest quality fabric, HT nylon coated with PU, made in the U.K. (Almost indefinite life) complies with the ISO 9650-3 directive for fabric
  • SOLAS / MED/ MCA approved inflation system, made in the U.K.
  • Super Lightweight construction, from 18 kg for a 4 man coastal in a valise
  • Packed and equipped shortly before dispatch, in our U.K. facility, offering to the end user a full 3 years use before servicing
  • They offer a 12 year limited guarantee* on all of there models and the service interval is every 3 years

*Servicing must be carried out every three years at an approved Waypoint service station such as Liferafts International for the guarantee to remain valid.

 
Way Point 9650 Commercial Liferaft


Waypoint ISO 9650-1 Commercial liferaft
The Waypoint ISO 9650-1 Commercial liferaft is a high quality budget ISO liferaft that has been designed in the U.K. to comply with the new ISO 9650-1 Group A regulations for < 24hrs and also > 24hrs, with the addition of extra equipment. It meets the MCA code of practice. Fitted, as all of Way Point rafts, with a SOLAS / MED / MCA approved inflation system.

  • Solas approved natural rubber fabric.
  • SOLAS / MED/ MCA approved inflation system, made in the U.K.
  • It is constructed with 2 independent tubes, (large diameter tubes in excess of the ISO 9650-1 Standard) and the canopy is self erecting.
  • The Inflatable boarding ramp makes boarding the liferaft very easy for anyone. (Only Waypoint and Viking use an inflatable boarding ramp system)
  • Double floor with thermal insulation.
  • 4 large, (75 litres each) water ballast pockets underneath, in excess of the ISO 9650-1 standard. Great stability when boarding and extremely stable in Ocean rough conditions.
  • Bright Fluo orange self erecting canopy that can be spotted easily out at sea, with a large zip operated entrance which features a high arch that increases interior volume inside the liferaft.
  • Exterior and interior LED lights with lithium battery
  • SOLAS approved Reflective tape on the canopy
  • Rainwater collection gutter
  • Observation window
  • Air ventilation / circulating window.
  • Outlet for radar reflector pole (needed when fitted with a Solas B pack)
  • All packed shortly before dispatch, in our U.K. facility, offering to the end user a full 3 year use before servicing.
  • 3 year Service period. The Waypoint ISO 9650-1 Commercial / Charter is vacuum packed to add greater protection from the elements.

Equipment included with the raft are:

  • Anti seasickness pills (6 p.p.)
  • Bailer
  • Bellows pump
  • Fishing kit
  • Floating safety knife
  • Graduated drinking cup
  • Heliograph (signalling mirror)
  • Manual with survival instructions
  • Paddles (2)
  • Parachute flares (2)
  • RORC flare package (3 red hand flares)
  • Rainwater collection bag with tap
  • Repair kit
  • Rescue quoit / ring & 30 m. line
  • SOLAS / MED approved signal torch + spare bulb
  • Sea anchor with S/S swivel and 30 m. line
  • Sea sickness bags (1 p.p.)
  • Spare batteries for signal torch
  • Sponges (2)
  • Table of rescue signals
  • Whistle

Available the following sizes:

  • 12 man in valise and canister
  • 10 man in valise and canister
  • 8 man in valise and canister
  • 6 man in valise and canister
  • 4 man in valise and canister

Way Point 9650 Ocean Liferaft


Way Point ISO 9650 Ocean Liferaft
The Waypoint ISO 9650-1 Ocean liferaft is one of the best designed and built liferafts that complies fully with the ISO 9650-1 Group A regulations for < 24hrs and also > 24hrs with the addition of extra equipment. Meets the MCA code of practice and complies with the ISAF regulations for Ocean Racing. One of the best liferafts for the Ocean sailor, whether racing or cruising.

  • Superb fabric, U.K. made, HT nylon coated with PU, made in the U.K. (Almost indefinite life) complies with the ISO 9650-3 directive for fabric.
  • SOLAS / MED/ MCA approved inflation system, made in the U.K.
  • It is constructed with 4 independent chambers. 2 tubes, an inflatable boarding ramp and the arch. All deploy automatically.
  • Large inflatable boarding ramp. Makes boarding the liferaft very easy under the roughest of Ocean sea conditions. The ramp used on the Waypoint Ocean is longer than other ramps and acts as a slide. Only Waypoint builds this type of inflatable ramp for an ISO 9650-1 liferaft.
  • Double floor with thermal insulation.
  • 4 large, (75 litres each) water ballast pockets underneath, in excess of the ISO 9650-1 sea conditions
  • Bright Fluo orange self erecting canopy that can be spotted easily out at sea, with a large zip operated entrance which features a high arch that increases interior volume inside the liferaft.
  • SOLAS / MED approved external and internal LED lights with lithium battery. Guaranteed 5 year plus battery life.
  • SOLAS / MED approved Reflective tape on the canopy.
  • Rainwater collection gutter.
  • Observation window.
  • Air ventilation / circulating window.
  • Outlet for radar reflector pole (required when fitted with a SOLAS B pack)
  • All packed shortly before dispatch, in our U.K. facility, offering to the end user a full 3 year use before servicing.
  • 3 year Service. The Waypoint ISO 9650-1 Ocean is vacuum packed to add greater protection from the elements.

Equipment included with the raft are:

  • Anti seasickness pills (6 p.p.)
  • Bailer
  • Bellows pump
  • Fishing kit
  • Floating safety knife
  • Graduated drinking cup
  • Heliograph (signalling mirror)
  • Manual with survival instructions
  • Paddles (2)
  • Parachute flares (2)
  • RORC flare package (3 red hand flares)
  • Rainwater collection bag with tap
  • Repair kit
  • Rescue quoit / ring & 30 m. line
  • SOLAS / MED approved signal torch + spare bulb
  • Sea anchor with S/S swivel and 30 m. line
  • Sea sickness bags (1 p.p.)
  • Spare batteries for signal torch
  • Sponges (2)
  • Table of rescue signals
  • Whistle

Available the following sizes:

  • 14 man in valise and canister
  • 12 man in valise and canister
  • 10 man in valise and canister
  • 8 man in valise and canister
  • 6 man in valise and canister
  • 4 man in valise and canister

Way Point Coastal Liferaft


The Waypoint Coastal is the answer to the safety of boaters who do not venture far Offshore. However it is built with the same materials and high quality of workmanship as all of Way Point's other models.

  • Superb fabric, U.K. made, HT nylon coated with PU made in the U.K. (Almost indefinite life) complies with the ISO 9650-3 directive for fabric as used for the ISO Ocean liferafts.
  • SOLAS / MED/ MCA approved inflation system, made in the U.K. (No other builder in the world uses a SOLAS system on its leisure liferaft range)
  • Super Light weight construction from as little as 18 kg. for a 4 man in a valise.
  • It is constructed with 2 independent tubes, and the canopy is self erecting.
  • 4 large, (55 litres each) water ballast pockets underneath which makes the liferaft very stable when boarding and in rough sea conditions.
  • Bright Fluo' yellow self erecting canopy that can be spotted easily out at sea which features a large entrance to facilitate boarding even for the larger persons with all their wet gear on.
  • All packed shortly before dispatch, in our U.K. facility, offering to the end user a full 3 year use before servicing.
  • 3 year Service period. The Waypoint Coastal is vacuum packed to add greater protection from the elements.

Equipment included with the raft are:

  • Bailer
  • Bellows pump
  • Floating safety knife
  • Manual with survival instructions
  • Paddles (2)
  • Repair kit
  • Rescue quoit / ring & 20 m. line
  • SOLAS / MED approved signal torch + spare bulb
  • Sea anchor with S/S swivel and 15 m. line
  • Sponge
  • Table of rescue signals
  • Whistle

Available the following sizes:

  • 4 man in valise and canister
  • 6 man in valise and canister
  • 8 man in valise and canister
Way Point Offshore Liferaft


The Waypoint Offshore liferaft is one of the very few, so called ‘’Offshore‘’ liferafts, that is made for genuine Offshore Sea conditions (Green water). As all of Way Point's rafts, it is built with the highest standards, using the best materials, by people who care about their work. If compared with other makes, one can clearly see the features and benefits of the Waypoint Offshore (quality of materials, larger water pockets, lights, reflective tape etc.). The use of a SOLAS / MED / MCA approved inflation system, the heart of the liferaft, ensures that it will function under any conditions when you really need it.

  • Superb fabric, U.K. made, HT nylon coated with PU, made in the U.K. ( Almost indefinite life ) complies with the ISO 9650-3 directive for fabric as used for the ISO Ocean liferafts.
  • SOLAS / MED/ MCA approved inflation system, made in the U.K. (No other builder in the world uses a SOLAS approved inflation system on their leisure liferaft range)
  • Super Light weight construction from as little as 19 kg. for a 4 man in a valise.
  • It is constructed with 2 independent tubes, and the canopy is self erecting.
  • Double floor with thermal insulation.
  • 4 large, (55 litres each) water ballast pockets underneath, make it very stable when boarding and in rough sea conditions.
  • Bright Fluo yellow self erecting canopy that can be spotted easily out at sea, which features a large entrance to facilitate boarding even for the larger persons with all their wet gear on.
  • External and internal LED lights with lithium battery.
  • SOLAS / MED approved Reflective tape on the canopy.
  • Rainwater collection gutter.
  • Observation window.
  • All packed shortly before dispatch, in there U.K. facility, offering to the end user a full 3 year use before servicing.
  • 3 year Service period. The Waypoint Offshore is vacuum packed to add greater protection from the elements.

Equipment included with the raft are:

  • Anti seasickness pills (6 p.p.)
  • Bailer
  • Bellows pump
  • Floating safety knife
  • Graduated drinking cup
  • Manual with survival instructions
  • Paddles (2)
  • RORC flare package (3 red hand flares)
  • Rainwater collection bag with tap
  • Repair kit
  • Rescue quoit / ring & 20 m. line
  • SOLAS / MED approved signal torch + spare bulb
  • Sea anchor with S/S swivel and 20 m. line
  • Spare batteries for signal torch
  • Sponges (2)
  • Table of rescue signals
  • Whistle

Available the following sizes:

  • 4 man in valise and canister
  • 6 man in valise and canister
  • 8 man in valise and canister