From swimming shorts to sailing pants, life jacket or wetsuit. The right equipment is important to water sportsmen for their beloved time around the water. More and more manufacturers invest in innovation to improve the experience of their customers. The newly developed connection that enables customers to mount Restube directly to clothing or other equipment parts, creates new opportunities of water safety.
The first products with RESTUBE READY connection of the brands Fashy and Aquafeel, Marinepool, HF, Onda wetsuits and Vestpac were presented at the OutDoor show in Friedrichshafen at the RESTUBE booth. Products will be available on the market in 2019.Â
One of the first manufacturers on board for the RESTUBE READY cooperation is Marinepool. The maritime Lifestyle brand is one of the top brands for watersport clothing and rescue devices worldwide. Since 27 years the brand meets the demand of its customers with highest quality. There is no reason to lean back â€“the new cooperation with RESTUBE is the next level of innovation.Â
Also other companies in the market are convinced. Among them the swimwear company Fashy with its brands Fashy and Aquafeel. Jutta Kaiser, CEO of paddle and rescue brand Â°HF is also on board: â€žÂ°hf products are known to make watersport enthusiasts have an even better and safer time around water. A cooperation with RESTUBE makes absolutely sense for Â°hf.â€śÂ
â€žEspecially with waves at open sea visibility is extremely important. The yellow buoy can help a quick rescue,â€ś says Marinepool founder Stefan Eberle. â€žPlus, the small Restube can really be worn at all times without disturbing you. At the pier, during lunch in the bay or when snorkeling. Always ready to help you or others.â€ś
The RESTUBE READY connection A patch on the sailing pants, lycra shirt, waders, harness or bathing suit enables the direct connection of Restube without a waist belt.â€žIn my opinion every water sportsman should wear a Restube. The RESTUBE READY connection makes it even easier to attach Restube to your equipment â€“ thatâ€™s a great improvement.!â€ś says Loic Branda, former French Olympic swimmer, event organizer and swimming coach.Â
Attach it once and have your head free for every adventure in water!Â
We know that our products available on the market today are great. But it still feels good to hear it. The rescue organization Anjos de Mar from Brazil tested our Lifeguard model. Marcelo's conclusion: "...everyone involved in boating or lifesaving should carry one of this all the time..!"
Watch the full video here:Â https://vimeo.com/265144618
More and more people have Restube and take it on vacation. That this makes totally sense shows the latest story of a Restube user.
â€śOn a snorkel trip on the Maldives I did not want to wear a life jacket. To fully experience the underwater world, I wanted to be able to dive down freely to the beautiful coral reefs.â€ťÂ
Good thing he was wearing his Restube. He was able to help himself and one other snorkeler out of a critical situation:Â
â€śMy power reserves were declining after getting caught in an undercurrent. When I say the boat far away I decided to trigger Restube. This instant flotation helped me get out of this uncomfortable situation.After triggering and on my next dive I was able to safe another participant in the snorkel tour. He was weakened and panicked. By handing him my Restube I was able to stabilize him and pull him back to the boat.â€ťÂ
Your story motivates us every day to make even more people have a good time around water!Â
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Again and again swimmers get into dangerous situations. The German Red Cross in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is starting to use drones equipped with Restube buoys.Â
Again and again swimmers get into dangerous situations. The German Red Cross in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is starting to use drones equipped with Restube buoys. Last week a surflife saving drone saved 2 youths from drowning. The swimmers aged 15 and 17 got into trouble on the New South Wales coast near Lennox Head. Australian surflife savers were in the middle of flight training when the two were discovered 700m out to sea. Within minutes the pilot had the Drone above the troubled swimmers and deployed the buoyancy device which inflated upon contact with water. Thanks to the buoyancy both were able to reach the beach safely.Â
For us from RESTUBE the deployment of a Restube buoy via a drone was the logical development following the existing RESTUBE system which water lovers can wear whenever they are in or near water. Back in 2008, as part of a study project at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Restube founder Christopher Fuhrhop developed the idea to use drones for water rescue. A prototype was created. Today, 10 years later with advanced technology this idea has become reality. Â
Across the world lifesavers, drone manufacturers and Restube are working on that idea that has proven itself in a real-life scenario in Australia. The Deputy Premier of New SouthWales John Barilaro talks of a historical Rescue: â€ťNever before has a Drone fitted with a flotation device been used to rescue swimmers like this.â€ťÂ
Even in Germany tests at the coast, in lakes and rivers were successfully. The German Red Cross in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern will be the first to start a pilot-project involving 15 Drones equipped with Restube buoys. The first 20 Pilots are in training and other rescue organizations will follow. The Drone enables the rescuer to place as first aid a Restube buoy precisely to the person in need. Within a few years lifesaving drones at beaches and lakes could become part of everyday life. This new technology will help to save more lives.
Dear Backer Community,Â
it's right before christmas, we hope you have all presents together and are looking forward to spend a good time with friends and family.Â
The last months we have been working hard to get the Swim Tube delivered to you - many of you are writing us about using it in the water, we love it! Â
We have also been pushing certification of the Ultralite Life Jacket. Unfortunately we cannot give you a green light for finalization yet. It is just taking so much longer than we thought. But we are on it and we hope to give you more details in the first quarter of 2018.
Thanks again for your support and patience!Â
Best wishes from the Restube Team!
While certification for the RESTUBE Ultralite pfd are still ongoing the RESTUBE swim tube is already being used for many water activities around the world.
We were Safety Partner of the Deep Water Solo (climbing above water) event in the Port of Antwerp. The "Rocks in Town" climbers trusted in Restube when falling in the water.
Mermaid swimming is becoming very popular - mostly girls and women make their dream of swimming like a mermaid come true. Mermaid Loreley from Japan is relying on her Restube and even showed it off on Japanese TV!
Â We keep pushing for more freedom & water safety!
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Christopher and the RESTUBE Team
We couldn't have made this without all the support from you.Â Thank you for spreading the word and making water a safer place!
See you out there
THE STORY is simple. A couple of years ago I experienced a very critical situation kite surfing. Since then we want water sport to be safer for our friends and us. As students of mechanical engineering we developed the first prototypes of this safety product for any water activities. RESTUBE was born. ENGINEERED IN GERMANY is every single detail of RESTUBE. By our close cooperations with universities, our ambassadors and professional lifesavers we are constant improving the RESTUBE technology according to the needs of the users. RESTUBE ALREADY SAVED LIFES. It moves people to be more active around water, improves the water safety and provides more freedom. No matter if you are going out for fun, with the family, for hard training, for a contest or even for work. IT GIVES YOU A BETTER TIME AROUND WATER. As a loyal companion that you shortly will not even notice. You are wearing your „peace of mind“. STORIES OF REAL APPLICATIONS OF RESTUBE users communicate us more often are motivating us each day. We move on towards our vision of giving people a better time out there and saving more lifes with our „helmet of water sports“. WE SEE US OUT THERE!