survival suit

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Arctic 10+ survival suit, la combinaison de l’extreme.

L’Arctic 10+ est une combinaison de survie qui protège de l’hypothermie pendant plus de 10 heures dans l’eau glacée. Elle offre un habitat personnel dans l’eau ou sur la terre ou la glace grâce à sa tente anti-éclaboussures interne.  Vous pouvez sauter confortablement d’une hauteur de 10 mètres, au lieu de 4,5 mètres, en toute sécurité et sans compromettre l’intégrité de la combinaison. Notre combinaison offre également une protection contre les brûlures pendant 4 secondes, ce qui est nettement plus […]

Sequim man’s survival suit a technology breakthrough – Sequim Gazette

For more than a decade, Sequim business partners Bob Duncan and Bob Groff knew their heat-generating, cold-water immersion suit could and would save seamen’s lives — if only someone dared to dream as they had. In 2011, the engineers at Coleman/Stearns did, as well as the U.S. Coast Guard in 2013, and next month, as the owners of Latitude 98, Duncan and Groff will head to London, England, as one of four finalists in the Sea Trade Awards under the […]

Orca the perfect SOLAS approved working survival suit. BIARDO

The Orca survival suit has a SOLAS-approval and is the perfect working survival suit. This new survival suit developed by Biardo survival suits BV is made of a 3 layer durable, breathable and fire retardant Gore-Tex Pazific. The parts on knees, arms and seat are reinforced. The thermo lining including zipper and belt are detachable. The neck and wrist seals are made of fire retardant neoprene. The ergonomic advantages of this suit, such as big pockets, socks, hood, gloves and elastic in the back, make […]

New Argentinean Survival Suit a Boon for Merchant Sailors


The Pilmic company, an Argentinean based safety concern tell us it has come up with the ultimate in immersion suits and has received approval for the product from the Prefectura Naval Argentina (PNA) effectively the country’s coast guard service and part of the interior and national security defence systems. The suit certainly appears to offer a high value safety option for merchant and private sailors and the like particularly in regions where hypothermia presents a very real hazard.

A video of the suit in action can be seen HERE and shows not only its ability to float in the traditional position with the wearer on his or her back but demonstrates, despite it’s obvious bulkiness out of water, the suit’s ability to enable swimming either on back or front, the possibility to simply ‘stand’ upright in the water and float vertically and the transparent plastic ‘tent’ which can be worn whilst eating, drinking or simply lying back.

La SAE-WIND nouvelle combinaison de travail de HANSEN PROTECTION


Key features built into the Sea Wind:

Ergonomy – pre-shaped construction with 100% freedom of movement
Breathability – durable fabrics with highly breathable properties from GoreTex
Lightweight – made as a shell product to reduce weight
Ventilation – pit-zips (underarm-zips) to enhance ventilation in controlled situations
Waterproof zip in collar for easy donning
Pockets – roomy pockets constructed with mesh to enhance the breathable properties of the fabric and placed where they are of no hindrance to normal movement
Gloves and hood in neoprene, lifting becket and pen-pocket
For easy integration with safety equipment as harnesses and SeaLion lifejackets, the suit is « clean » on both chest and back
The suit fulfils the requirements of the IMO/Solas LSA code, as a 1 hour immersion/quick donning suit without internal buoyancy