Manual activation : in the event of a man overboard, the victim activates the inflation by pulling the toggle. The inflated dan buoy increases considerably the visibility of the victim. To be attached to a belt (on foul weather gear or lifejacket).
Dan buoy in neon yellow nylon, polyurethane coated. Height above water when inflated : 1.80 m.
- red and yellow flag (21 x 14 cm),
- retro-reflective tapes,
- oral inflation tube,
- light (option).
Comes in a PVC pouch with belt attachment.
Dimensions (in pouch): 11 x 16 x 8 cm, with light.
Additional equipment required by ISAF standards
Besides dan buoy and lighting, ISAF equipment includes :
- 1 horseshoe lifebuoy.
- 1 dye marker (ref. 38861).
- 1 small drogue anchor (ref. 25354) and line.
- 1 whistle (ref. 16303).
The ISAF regulation stipulates that when at sea, the dan buoy must be either fully extended or, in the case of an inflatable model, deployed in less than 20 seconds.