Upgrades can be usful. For example you could be a leisure user who now wishes to get the vessel commercial MCA Coded. We can help with this.

Liferaft Accessories & Upgrades

There are various liferaft accessories and upgrades that are available. These range from upgrading the pack inside the raft to adding a grab bag for longer distance cruises or upgrading for Atlantic races.

Customers tend to add various items such as reading glasses, specific medication and in some cases Gin!

Below is a list of typical pack upgrades depending on the raft type:

ISO Liferaft Upgrades

  • Increase to a >24hr pack - This containers items such as food, water more flares and first aid kits.
  • Add personal items such as Reading Glasses, credit cards, Passport photocopies
  • Electronic equipment  - These range from PLB's (Personal Locating Beacon), SARTs, LED Flare

ORC Liferaft Upgrades

  • Upgrade from Standard pack to ORC - This adds flares, sea sick pills, torch and spare batteries
  • Upgrade from ORC to ORC Plus - This, in addition to the ORC spec adds rocket flares and water
  • Upgrade from ORC Plus to E Pack - This adds food, water and a small First Aid kit
  • Upgrade from E Pack to SOLAS B - This adds an inflatable radar reflector, smoke flares, TPA's and first aid kit.

General additions

  • Universal Cradle - Adjustable, fitting most rafts from 4-12 Person. These can be deck mounted or pushpit mounted
  • Liferaft retaining strap - This type of strap can be used in conjuntion with an HRU (Hydrostatic Release Unit)
  • Liferaft container colour - We now offer almost any colour of liferaft container. This is an extra cost but has proved popular.
  • Change to a valise
  • Change to a container

If there any other accessories you would like to discuss please call the workshop on 023 8140 1112

Additional Information

Please contact the team on 023 8140 1111 or by emailing - for further information or to make a booking.

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Unit 3-4
Midas Business Park
Coal Park Lane
SO31 7GW

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