The Pilot is a square shaped liferaft which is manufactured from fluorescent yellow polyurethane coated nylon with improved flame retardancy. The canopy is an integral part of the raft, and is automatically erected and supported in position by an inflatable arch tube. The Arch tube also acts as another buoyancy compartment, in addition to the primary buoyancy tube being designed with a non-return CO2 valve. The entrance to the raft can be sealed with velcro to enclose the occupants from the elements. The Pilot liferaft features stabilising water pockets fitted to the underside of the floor to prevent capsize in rough water, and a boarding anchor is fitted at the entrance. The liferaft is fully equipped with internal and external lifelines, a rescue line and quoit, a sea anchor drogue and an internally stowed emergency pack positioned under the boarding ladder for immediate use. The Pilot liferaft is packed in a flexible valise which is held closed with a velcro fastening. A gas cylinder cord is stowed under a flat pocket on one side of the valise. The RFD Pilot is a British made product. Designed and build to survive the cold waters of Europe. Standard Equipment Includes: Top-up pump, Bailer, Hand-Flares, Paddle, Signal Mirror, Leak stoppers, Sea Anchor, Safety Knife, Rescue line and Quoit
Additional Features Include:-
Standard equipment package (see listing), external lifelines,
Hand Flare, sea anchor, approved single cylinder inflation system and large capacity water pockets for high stability.(The pilot raft has 3 water pockets attached to the underside of the floor positioned at 90 degrees to each other and then at the 4th position the cylinder is positioned and provides a degree of ballast as well.)
The RFD Pilot is a British made product of the highest standard.
Technical Details - Pilot liferaft: Packed Dimensions: 30 x 60 x 15cms Inflated Dimensions: 1.875 x 1.875 x 1.0 m Weight in Valise: 12Kg
New price £2595 but offered at £725 with no returns accepted. Collection from Newport South Wales or will post at an additional cost.
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