The SEE-ME inflatable surface marker buoy is a visual marker combined with a zipped entry light pocket system into which the user may fit various sized torch/flash lights to illuminate the whole buoy and is ideal for all types of adventure sports as well as divers, snorkelers, swimmers and other applications for search and rescue.
Systems currently available in the diving/swimming industry have marker buoys in various colours and are fitted with reflective tape for maximum visual sighting, but cannot be illuminated.
The SEE-ME surface marker buoy is fitted with a zipped pocket system. A clear pocket is fixed to the SMB inner wall. The external pocket cover, made from the same material as the SMB, has a zipped entry and exit access to allow the user to fit various sized torch/flash lights. When a torch is fitted and switched on the SEE-ME becomes completely luminous and is fully visible through 360 degrees therefore allowing easier visual sighting, especially after nightfall. These particular system has been designed to work in inflatable surface marker buoys enabling search and rescue services to locate the position from a greater distance and would be ideal to locate personnel in emergency situations.
The SEE-ME system may also be used by snorkelers and swimmers and man over board, who possibly may not be seen by oncoming vessels and who would also be more easily detectable if lost at sea. Because the SEE-ME system has a vast range, it may also be used for any land based activity, such as mountaineering and other adventure sports.
The SEE-ME is available in two sizes.
The CDSE1 has a 20lb (9kgs) lift capability; dimensions are 1.3m H x 14cm W.
Colours high visibility orange or yellow. The CDSE1 may be inflated in two different ways:-
1. By orally blowing through the oral tube. 2. The oral tube has a non locking nipple fitting which the user can connect to hold a scuba divers low pressure inflation hose fed from a first stage regulator. This low volume system is ideal for inflating from shallow depth.
The CDSE2 has a 70lb (31kgs) lift capability; dimensions are 1.3m H x 20cm W. Colours high visibility orange. The CDSE1 may be inflated in three different ways:-
1. By orally blowing through the oral tube. 2. The oral tube has a non locking nipple fitting which the user can connect to hold a scuba divers low pressure inflation hose fed from a first stage regulator. 3. By inserting a scuba divers second stage regulator and purging into the bottom of the SEE-ME buoy.
Both the oral tube and the bottom of the CDSE2 buoys have non-return valve systems to prevent the air from escaping. To avoid over inflation, an overpressure valve is fitted to
both buoys. The same overpressure valve has a pull cord which facilitates
deflation of the system. When the SEE-ME buoy is fully inflated it may
also be used as an additional flotation device at the surface. Once the
SEE-ME buoy has been fully deflated it can be rolled and fastened
neatly for storage.
Patent No: Pending
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CDSE1 SEE-ME 20lbs (9kgs) 360° Luminous SMB (Dia:- 1.3mtr x 14cm).
CDSE2 SEE-ME 70lbs (31kgs) 360° Luminous SMB (Dia:- 1.3mtr x 20cm).