At the end of the day, no matter what brand you bought, there are two essential functions of the
: 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.