Kannad Marine launches lifesaving SafeLink SOLO Personal Locator Beacon
12 January 2011
Kannad Marine is pleased to introduce the SafeLink SOLO Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) at the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show, which will be available through Ocean Safety the Kannad Marine UK distributor and a number of retailers exhibiting at the show.
The SafeLink SOLO PLB takes personal safety to a new level, giving individuals direct contact with search and rescue services when a life-threatening incident occurs, no matter where the user is in the world. This compact and lightweight beacon can be carried by boaters, skiers, divers, and other outdoor enthusiasts, whether tucked into a pocket or personal kit bag, or attached to a belt. The SafeLink SOLO PLB is waterproof to 10 metres, and its rugged design and durable construction means users can confidently carry it into any environment.
With ergonomic grip and intuitive activation, this lifesaving piece of equipment is reliable and simple to use. The integral 406 MHz beacon operates on the global COSPAS SARSAT satellite communication system, which is supported by international government search and rescue authorities around the world. 50 GPS channels ensure the beacon’s position can be pinpointed accurately and speedily identified by search and rescue teams, even in the most remote of locations. Subscription free, the SafeLink SOLO PLB does not rely on commercial call centres.
Supplied with lanyard, buoyancy pouch and universal carry pouch, the SafeLink SOLO PLB can always be close to hand. At RRP (excluding tax) of just £245 (UK), €295 (Europe), $390 (USA) the SafeLink SOLO PLB represents excellent value for money. For any intrepid individual who has safety at the forefront of their mind, this should be a standard item of kit.