Danielle Connelly

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Helicopter safety matters to all of us

by Danielle Connelly on 11. Dec, 2017 in Aviation

In a 10-year span from 2005-2015, there were 136 helicopter accidents, 65 of them fatal with 312 reported deaths as a result. That’s far too many, in the eyes of the USHST, although it is getting better each year.

What's in your ditch bag?

by Danielle Connelly on 29. Nov, 2017 in Life Rafts

When there’s a need for you to abandon your boat, it is crucial for you to be prepared. Time is of the essence and you can’t be running around grabbing emergency supplies. Having a ditch bag ready to go, located in an accessible place near your life raft, could be in the difference in your survival.

5 great Fall fishing destinations

by Danielle Connelly on 23. Oct, 2017 in Marine

The summer tourists may be long gone, but the fish are still jumping in many popular Northeast destination. Fall is typically when you can enjoy some of the region’s most exciting fishing of the year.

Heading to the Yachting Capital of the World?

by Danielle Connelly on 19. Oct, 2017 in Events

Just two weeks away, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is reputed to be the largest consumer boat show in the world. With over 1,00 boats and 1,200 vendors across 7 locations, there’s a lot to be seen in just 5 short days.

SWITLIK Survival Products has been a product exhibitor for years at FLIBS. Our FLIBS-seasoned team is looking forward to another great show and has some tips for you to have an exciting and successful boat show as well as enjoying your time in Fort Lauderdale!

Servicing your life raft

by Danielle Connelly on 11. Oct, 2017 in Life Rafts


At the end of the day, no matter what brand you bought, there are two essential functions of the life raft: it must inflate and it must hold air. The only way to test those two functions is through regular inspection.  

If you are not required to carry a life raft on your boat, the U.S. Coast Guard does not require you to have it serviced. However, as a manufacturer, we recommend you get your raft serviced regularly. By inspecting your raft based on your manufactures’ service intervals, you will increase the life expectancy of your investment.


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