Danielle Connelly

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The SWITLIK Difference: Man Overboard

by Danielle Connelly on 28. Jul, 2020

A BoatUS study found that in the majority of man overboard accidents, most did not involve bad weather, rough seas or other extenuating circumstances. And yet, a victim still fell overboard.

What is a facial covering?

by Danielle Connelly on 09. Jul, 2020

More and more states are now requiring facial coverings when out in public. We’ve seen cloth masks being quickly adopted as an accepted form of protection, but that’s not the only option.

5 Facts about the X-Back

by Danielle Connelly on 28. May, 2020

1. Signature X-Back design

The X-back design allows the vest to contour to your shoulders, lowering the profile, increasing comfort, and improving range of motion. The weight of the vest and its contents is moved away from the back of your neck and evenly distributed across your shoulders, reducing fatigue. The adjustable X-Back straps provide enough range to make this vest one size fits all. 

2. Constant wear

Face shields vs. Face Masks: How do they compare?

by Danielle Connelly on 21. May, 2020

Current recommendations from the CDC are to wear a face mask when you are out in public. But there’s a better option than a face mask.

The SWITLIK Difference: Toroidal Stability Device

by Danielle Connelly on 13. May, 2020

Life Raft Features

All rafts come standard with some type of ballast system. Ballast system usually consist of bags attached to the bottom of the raft. These fill with water when the raft is deployed, helping to keep the raft from blowing over before boarding. When faced with a force, like wind or the downdraft of a helicopter, the ballast system act as a counter-weight, providing on-demand stabilization. The filled bags resist the lifting of the raft from wind and waves, helping to prevent capsizing.


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