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Switlik Origin and History

Our founder, Stanley Switlik was born and raised in what is now Lviv, Ukraine. The events currently happening in Europe are devastating and we at S...

Life Rafts 101: A Buyers Guide for Responsible Offshore Anglers

Looking beyond the “box” and “bag” As much as it pains me to do so, I will admit that when shopping for a life raft, to the untrained eye they all ...

Making a Life Vest, Checking it Not Twice but 7 Times!

Every day, people depend worldwide on our survival products in the most demanding conditions, from Mach speeds at 30,000 feet to the open seas duri...

CAP1034 Testing

Drowning is the primary cause of death in helicopter water impact accidents.  In recent years, the UK Civilian Aviation Authority (CAA) has passed ...

Dissecting the Life Jacket

With a majority of the “living space” on Earth covered by water, what can we do to avoid exploring the oceanic crust?  The idea of a life preserver...