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New Acapulco Lifejacket from Baltic Safety Products

by Marina Arnold on 28 Jan 2014
Acapulco 1598 - available from Safety at Sea and Kiwi Yachting Consultants Kiwi Yachting www.kiwiyachting.co.nz
Yes, you can look good in a lifejacket without feeling self-conscious. To this end Baltic Safety Products have launched two new automatic inflation 150 Newton lifejacket in two eye catching summery colours.

They are available in New Zealand through Safety at Sea, a Kiwi Yachting Consultants company

The new Acapulco jackets are available in Hot Pink or Azure Blue and are made using a soft outer material which moulds to the body shape ensuring a comfortable fit, as well as a soft fleece lined collar. Although attractive to wear the Acapulco does not sacrifice looks for safety and has all the attributes of other Baltic quality lifejacket range.

The Acapulco lifejacket has six retro-reflective patches, a whistle to attract attention, a lifting becket to allow easy retrieval from the water and a detachable crotch strap. Also available is a retro-fit internal spray hood and an emergency light.

If deployed re-arming kits are available from all Baltic stockists or from our worldwide network of service centres. T

he lifejackets should be checked regularly please read the user manual supplied with the lifejacket. Baltic are very proud to manufacture all our inflatable products within Europe as quality and safety are inseparable. The Acapulco also has the Baltic 5 year Guarantee.

The Acapulco is available in 1 size which fits wearers from 40 – 150kg

Baltic Safety Products AB has worked for over 30 years in research and development to achieve one goal, improving the security of people on or near water. To this end they never compromise on design, quality, components or workmanship. Baltic Safety Products commitment to total quality has made them the largest manufacturer of lifejackets and buoyancy aids in Europe.

They have worldwide representation through its distributor network and a full presentation of all Baltic products can be seen at www.safetyatsea.co.nz

Available from Safety at Sea (a Kiwi Yachting Co) Contact: 09 309 9111

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