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Fastnet 2019, Innovation, Lauren Mead -

Tomorrow is the start of the Fastnet race, the biggest event in the UK offshore sailing calendar this year. There are record breaking numbers of boats going around the rock – nearly 3000 sailors in total are going to be taking on the 600nm course and there is an excited sense of anticipation building around the Yacht Haven in Cowes as the count down to the start gun gets closer. It’s been a madly busy couple of weeks for TeamO as we have been sending lifejackets out day and night to teams who are competing. It has been quite humbling to...

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business, Innovation, R&D, start up -

Wise words from one of our favorite business hero’s (@davidhieatt) and we’re listening.   1- Speed is more important than size. 2 - Direction can change quickly. Values do not. 3 - No passengers. 4 - The fewer people, the quicker the decisions. 5 - You are here to make waves, not ride them. 6 - No ego’s. They slow you down. Team first. 7 - Listen to your instinct. Then act. 8 - Goliath has history. But up ahead is the future. Get there first. 9 - There is no map. Pioneers have to imagine the way, not read...

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BackTow Technology, Innovation, lifejacket, Pool Test, Product Review, Video -

We had an email yesterday from a customer who wanted to see how the sprayhood functions on our BackTow lifejacket. What better way to show this than to throw our Head of Design in to the pool to show you in person?! Here Oscar shows you: - TeamO's patented BackTow system, where the handle is located on the lifejacket- SOLAS light, which switches on automatically once wet. It operates for 8 hours continuously (unless switched off) and has a 5 year warranty- the whistle- the oral tube, for topping up the lifejacket if so desired- the sprayhood and how it...

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Careers, Hiring, Innovation, Jobs, Small Business, SME, Southampton, UK production -

Thank you to Boating Business who talked to us this week about how we have bought our production back to the UK and how we're rediscovering manufacturing skills in Hampshire. 

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backtow, Innovation, lifejacket, new technology, product upgrade -

As part of our regular testing and development at TeamO Marine we are constantly upgrading our designs to improve our products. We have recently discovered that in warm temperatures and under the application of extremely high loads some of our early generation BackTow jackets may accidentally deploy because of the increased flexibility of the release wire in warm temperatures. We have already rectified this on our latest jackets but we are offering a free handle upgrade and free service to any customer who owns a jacket with a production number between TEO001 and TEO250. You can check if your jacket...

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