SOS Dan Buoy, Ready to go – Man Overboard
The SOS Dan Buoy is patented, man overboard
equipment, ready for instant deployment. The ultra fast and reliable
self-righting properties ensure that just when time matters most, the SOS Dan
Buoy is always ready. It increases vital visibility and buoyancy for the person
overboard. The SOS Dan Buoy system is compact, easy to use and very visible. It
all folds away in an easily stowed carry bag.
SOS Dan Buoy is a compact, self-contained
device, specifically designed to make rescue and recovery a simpler operation.
There is no need to set or activate the SOS Dan Buoy - just throw it into the
water, towards the person overboard. Throw the SOS Dan Buoy into the water and
within seconds of immersion, it inflates, and stands 2.0 metres above the
waterline, highly visible up to 1,700 metres. [Figures 1 & 2]
SOS Dan buoy has webbing loops, allowing the
person to put their arms around the marker to help support them when fatigued.
This gives extra support and security while awaiting rescue. [Figure 3]
SOS Dan Buoy is a portable rescue device,
that is easy to handle in all geographic locations. This compact safety device
employs the same mechanism as an inflatable lifejacket; it can be reused by
replacing just one cylinder and activation cartridge.
DESIGN FEATURES OVERVIEW:
man overboard equipment.
Dan Buoy is packed into a portable valise-compact, ready for use. Tested to
elements of ISO 12402.
disposable C02 inflation system - the same mechanism as an inflatable
Large drogue (120cm circumference x 60cm Long) to reduce downwind drift.
Designed along Life raft specifications.
SOS Dan Buoy marker allows the person overboard to place their arms through the
webbing Loops, giving an extra sense of security and stability, especially when
fatigued, until help arrives.
Marine has made every effort to augment visibility. The fluorescent yellow, 2.5
metre streaming ribbon waves back and forth in a breeze, allowing it to be seen
up to 1700 metres.
with an automatic SOLAS Light for night rescues and SOLAS grade
high-visibility, retro-reflective tape.
maintenance and service. Lightweight (weighs 4 kilos] and compact for transport
and stowing on all vessels.
Window: provides the added benefit of detecting, at a glance, that the SOS Dan
Buoy is set to go. There is also a service reminder inside the flap.
and repackable - only requires a 33gram replacement cylinder and an activation
SOS Dan Buoy has the extra benefit of removing the drogue and attaching an
anchor, so it can then be used as a temporary marker for wrecks, channels, and
dive or crash sites, at sea.
Dan Buoy is smaller than a tackle box; extremely beneficial for safety in small
boats, Like the fisherman's "tinny".
the SOS Dan Buoy in action at: www.danbuoy.com
ultimate Dan Buoy for all size vessels. Introducing a new level of safety for