CREATORS OF THE BACKTOW™ LIFEJACKET

TeamO Marine designs and manufacturers award-winning safety products for sailors. Best known for the BackTow™ lifejacket, this patented design is the only lifejacket with a moveable harness point. A TeamO lifejacket will keep a sailor face up if they fall overboard whilst clipped on to their vessel. All other lifejacket harnesses will tow the wearer faced down in the water.

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ABOUT US

TeamO is a design business that creates award-winning life saving products for anyone who works in, on or around water. Best known for the patented BackTow™ lifejacket, which was created following a number of accidents and fatalies in the marine industry, TeamO has since expanded the range to cater for all sailors, whether racing or cruising, heading offshore or exploring the coast. 

Founded by siblings Oscar and Lauren Mead, the business started out as just family in 2013, and now this small but dedicated team work from the TeamO factory in Southampton. TeamO products are 100% made in Britain. The range is distributed in seven countries and sell both online and in marine stores around the UK.

In 2018 the business successfully crowdfunded to enable faster growth. In 2019 Oscar and Lauren were honoured to jointly accept the British Marine Federation's Young Business Person of the Year Award. 

Testimonials

First impression: great!

Great and innovative product, great and caring company. No water test yet. Hope, we'll never need it. The quality perceived creates confidence.

Roland, Vienna

Great looking and the quality is superb. I love the fact that the collar sits back off my neck so it’s not weighing down and really unnoticeable when wearing it. We purchased ours for an offshore race which was rather challenging with high wind speeds. This product fitted well and never irritated me like others have done with being too heavy on the neck.

Kirsty, Hobart

I have two of these now and love them! The comfort and quality are great. The features within this life jacket are very reassuring and I highly recommend them to anyone who ventures out to sea. My wife also thinks the colors and design are great.

Nick Bender

Really slick service and quality product.

Tim Fraser

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Cracking Little Knife

Compact, light and with all the main functions you need, this is a great sailing/boating knife or general purpose knife and has replaced my normal 'to hand' knife. I have also had to recover it from my mate, who quite likes it!! Thanks TeamO.

well made, bright

well made and very bright. Like the zoom feature

solid and well made

Solid feeling in the head, good handling

First impression: great!

Great and innovative product, great and caring company. No water test yet. Hope, we'll never need it...
The quality perceived creates confidence.

Fantastic quality & great customer service

I ordered to be shipped to Connecticut. UPS held up the package because some paperwork went missing. Lauren was extremely helpful and we got them moving with minimal delay. They are extremely high quality and fairly priced. You definitely get what you pay for!
They fit nicely and I look forward to years of use.
Thanks!