Life preservers can be the difference between life or death when one is faced with an ordeal at sea. It can, however, be difficult to know where to buy them from as we tend to take them for granted when they are readily made available on boats and air craft. This article explains the places to go in order to purchase such item.
A simple use of the Google search engine immediately brings up the website Safelifejackets.com which is a life jacket superstore. The sites sell life preservers for the entire family and offer free shipping on items bought that total over the price of $75. As well as life jackets for adults and children, the site also offer dog life jackets in varying sizes as well as other safety equipement including torches and whistles. All are available at very reasonable prices and can be delivered directly to your door.
Marine Warehouse is a company based in Swansea which operates in store and online. They claim to be 'Europe's largest independent specialist in the sales and service of life jackets and buoyancy aids.' For those interested in the environment, the company also claims to, 'develop our products to the highest standards whilst reducing their impact on the environment. We are committed to reducing our carbon emissions and the use of recycled packaging materials where possible.' The prices of the equipment which is available is slightly more expensive than Safelifejackets.com but only if you become eligible for the free shipping. If not, it is cheaper to buy from Marine Warehouse if you are buying within the U.K because they are based in the U.K. The store is located on Fleet Street in Swansea but the online system is very easy to use.
The more professional range
Solentmarine.co.uk have a small section on their website which sells very expensive, but leading range, life jackets. The sorts of jackets on sale here are the types worn by leading sailors and powerboat racers which means that they are high in durability. They are also the jackets worn by RNLI staff. The cheapest type of jacket comes in at a lofty £80 but if you are keen on your water sports, then this is a good place to visit.