Features May 1, 2000 Issue

Life Rafts: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Part 1—Extensive in-water tests and examinations of 25 rafts find considerable differences in stability, comfort and safety equipment. Here’s help in identifying the most important features.

Part 1 - General findings from wave pool tests, plus intense scrutiny of the design and quality of 27 inshore, coastal and offshore rafts, reveals what to look for when buying the 'final option.'

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