MARINE SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT’S
Survival equipments are necessary at every step, at every place, at every moment – be it land, air or even water! Like all the other survival equipments, you even have an option of having marine survival equipments which can be useful to you when you are travelling through the medium of water!
Wherever you go, you must be prepared with the entire survival plan! Before stepping out of the home, you must be clear that what type of survival kits you can need in case of emergency situations! These kits differ as per the place and environment you are going in!
So, it is better to gather all the required information about the things required, to make yourself fully secured!
Various marine survival equipments are listed below:
The basic requirement for an individual who is travelling through water is a lifeboat. As water is never stagnant, it becomes vital for anyone to be prepared for all the odds of the ocean. Lifeboats are much stronger and more effective than the other standard matches.
Moreover it has extra long heads which allows you to continue to sail even through the strong winds and rain. The word itself says: – ‘Life Boat – a boat that saves life!
Foil Hypothermia Blanket
Foil Hypothermia blanket is the lightest and most compact blanket which actually helps in retention of up to 90% radiant body heat. The main benefit of it is that this blanket is pocket sized, hence can fit anywhere.
Warm Packs – Hand warmers as well as body warmers
Whenever anything comes into contact with the environment, a reaction takes place. Similarly, when a sealed pack is allowed to come in contact with the oxygen, there is a reaction and in a minute, it releases constant heat.
Normally, these warm packs are used for comfort which now is more being used in rescue operations for the people who have been trapped in a cold or exposed environment.
60 Liter Dry Bag/90 Liter Dry Bag
This bag is available in two variants: one has a quantity of 60 liters and another of 90 liters. It is a fully submersible dry bag that is manufactured from hard wearing coated nylon. These dry bags help to store things inside them by avoiding the contact with water. The other small and big requirements that act as a survival equipments are listed below:
- Life Jackets
- Life raft Paddles
- Plastic Bailer
- SOLAS II Rescue Signal Table
- Clam seal
- Can Opener
- Compressed sponge
- Lifeboat/Life raft Manuals
- 24-in-1 Multi Tool
- Hunter’s Tool
- Sea Anchor
- Floating knife
- Jack Knife
- Life raft Knife
- Shark Repellent
- Lifeboat/Life raft Manuals
- Repair bladder
It is not mandatory to take each and every survival equipment with you, but depending on your voyage and other situations, you must list down all the required things that you need to make arrangements of!
Life is precious, hence be it land, air or water, you should make every small arrangements to add the precious years to your life!