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It's important to know how things work BEFORE you actually need them. This include knowing how your lifejacket works, so when Youtube sensations Dan & Kika from Sailing Uma chose TeamO lifejackets when they were upgrading their safety kit on board their liveabord boat Uma recently they decided to put their jackets to the test.

 

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2019, IMOCA, Offshore Racing, Transat Jacque Vabre, yacht design -

The latest IMOCA to be launched in Lorient is Thomas Ruyant's Govens boat, which hit the water on Friday. With only a few weeks until the start of the Transat Jacques Vabre there have been on average a new boat launched every week for the past 6 weeks. It's going to be an exciting start line! For the boat nerds out there (basically everyone in the TeamO office), the interesting thing here is how diverse the designs are. Ruyant's machine is all about the curve - the bow shape, the scooped foredeck and the soft lines on the cabin rooftop. Everything is about...

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Dan and Kika, Innovation, Lifejacket Review, Sailing Uma -

 ‘It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters, in the end’ We couldn’t agree more, so we’ve joined forces with Kika and Dan from Sailing Uma. They are currently crossing the Atlantic as part of their world tour and they have taken a couple of TeamO BackTow lifejackets with them to keep them safe on their journey.    We’re planning to catch up with @Sailing Uma at Southampton Boat Show in a few weeks, but if you haven't come across these guys before we recommend checking out their Youtube channel...

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British Manufacturing, Daily Express, Duchess of Cambridge, Interview, Lauren Mead, Made in Britain, Oscar Mead, Press 2019, Prince William -

19/08/2019 - The Daily Express interviewed Oscar and Lauren to find out what it takes to design and make a lifejacket in today's newspaper.   Read the full article here

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Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, Prince William, Royal Family, The Kings Cup -

Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge were competing in The Kings Cup yesterday in Cowes, Isle of Wight and we were honored to see them wearing TeamO lifejackets for the regatta.  All of our TeamO lifejackets are made in Southampton, so it was fitting to think that they were being used for this special race just a couple of miles away from where they were made! We're proud to be bringing manufacturing back to the city and it was the ultimate compliment to see them being worn by the Royal couple.   

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