MCA / LSA / IPV Coding Equipment

We provide all LSA and coding equipent for nearly every kind of vessel. We can deliver world wide and normally at short notice. All code of practice items are normally in stock or certainly next day.

We have EBBD's and also service them in house. We supply flotation devices for ferries including Open reversible liferafts and foam SOLAS lifejackets with or without lights. 

Most of our equipment can be found in our online catalogue by clicking the link below. We also supply ready made coding kits for small craft up to 24m in length. All you need to do is book a surveyor from either the RYA, Mecal or the YDSA. We work with a number of surveyors and can take care of everything from start to a licenced vessel.

IPV Coding Equipment

With the new rules now in force for temporary pleasure vessels to work Commercially, on a short term basis, we thought it sensible to offer pleasure vessels a simple solution. We have IPV (Intended Pleasure Vessel) Kits available by the hr if you're local, by the day or by the week. Everything is boxed up or placed in a grab bag for easy delivery and temporary installation. 

All the kit is hired from our base in Swanwick, Southampton. We can deliver for a charge of £25 + vat each way. See our delivery page for further details. Links are below.


Very short term hire example
  • 2-4 Person IPV Kit from - £12 per hr
  • 5-6 Person IPV Kit from - £15 per hr
  • 7-8 Person IPV Kit from - £18 per hr
  • 9-12 Person IPV Kit from - £23 per hr
All kits include the following as a minimum:
  • Liferaft
  • ISO Lifejackets
  • Hand bearing compass
  • TPA's
  • Flare pack
  • First aid kit
  • All paperwork associated with the safety kit

Additional Information                  PLASTIMO CATALOGUE - Click Here

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


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

Opening times:

Mon to Fri-0800-1700

Sales - 023 8140 1111
Workshop - 023 8140 1112
Accounts - 023 8140 1113

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