Inflatable life jacket

GOOD HABITS TO LOOK AFTER YOUR LIFE JACKET

Rinse your life jacket after each use.

Life jackets have a very limited lifespan due to the external factors they are exposed to: sea ​​salt, ultraviolet rays, abrasion, compression, etc. As a result, you will need to take a few simple steps to preserve and avoid premature deterioration of the material. Firstly, rinsing your life jacket after each use is an essential maintenance step: open your life jacket to disassemble the inflation system (salt tablet and cylinder) and rinse it with fresh water.

Drying your life jacket.
Inflatable life jacket

The life jacket is equipped with a salt tablet, a system that—on contact with water—strikes the cylinder to inflate the life jacket, so it is important to dry your life jacket well after each use and after rinsing. Important: your life jacket does not appreciate unnecessary sun exposure; leave it out to dry in a dry place away from UV rays.

Where to store your life jacket.

The temptation is very real: we all want to leave our life jackets in the cabin of the boat or nearby, but this is not a good idea!The salt tablet causes the cylinder to activate on contact with water but it can also be triggered by ambient humidity. We recommend that you store your life jacket, once fully dry, in a dry place so as not to trigger your inflation system unnecessarily.

Check your equipment regularly.
Inflatable life jacket

To avoid any nasty surprises and ensure your safety, it is important to check your equipment regularly. You should: check the expiry dates of your cylinder and salt tablet, make sure that the material is in good condition (no holes, no rust, green cap on the tablet), correctly change the rearming kit.

Even if you know how to swim and are used to sailing, a life jacket is essential on any boat. We do our utmost to design the most comfortable and discreet life jackets possible—you have no excuse not to wear one!

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