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Spinlock Lume-On lifejacket lights
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Spinlock Lume-On Lifejacket Lights

Spinlock Lifejackets have a unique lighting system fitted to the inflatable bladder of the Vito and 6D Deckvests Lume-On™ lights are not SOLAS approved and are designed to be used in addition to approved lifejacket lights. You buy them as a pair of lights and you can follow our easy YouTube tutorial on how to fit

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Hyperbaric Chamber repairs
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Hyperbaric chamber repairs

Carrying out testing on a Hyperbaric chamber after repair. The chamber is used for Hyperbaric oxygen therapy. This treatment helps speed up injuries to muscles and also slow-healing wounds.We can carry out repairs of most inflatable products made of rubber or PVC.

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Liferaft from the trawler Shane
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Fishing trawler sinks off Gladstone.

Two fishermen have been rescued off Gladstone after their fishing boat sank on Saturday night. The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter located the two men, stranded at sea in a liferaft, around 4 am on Sunday after they activated a safety beacon. Rescue Aircrew Officer Chris Jowsey says the fishermen had flares and a beacon,

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Even the experienced can make a mistake.

DEE CAFFARI’S HONEST ACCOUNT OF A FRIGHTENING MAN OVERBOARD INCIDENT From spinlock.co.uk I am, as a professional sailor, a strong advocate for safety at sea and I know when I join teams, we talk through the worst-case scenarios, procedures and actions. We identify locations of safety equipment and talk about the rules for the yacht

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Spinlock Deckvest Vito lifejacket with HRS
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Spinlock Deckvest Vito with Harness Release System

Deckvest VITO is the latest Spinlock inflatable lifejacket harness technology, based on our design work for the Volvo Ocean Race. All teams were equipped with the same inflatable lifejacket harness developed in collaboration with a core group of Volvo offshore sailors. Fundamental to the new design was a lifejacket that crews actually wanted to wear more frequently,

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