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Old 29 May 2008, 05:20   #1
Country: UK - England
Town: Southampton
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URGENT Seago Lifejacket Recall


IMPORTANT SAFETY WARNING Seago 150 and 175 Newton Lifejackets including Junior Lifejackets.

Seago have become aware that some Seago 150 and 175 Newton Lifejackets including Junior Lifejackets may have a defect which could result in serious injury. The lifejackets are marked with a manufacture date in roman numerals, for instance the last quarter of 2005 is shown IV/05.

The quarters concerned are:


If you own a Seago 150 or 175 Newton Lifejackets including Junior Lifejackets then please check the manufacture date.

The lifejackets in question were sold in chandlery shops, marine retail outlets & marine web sites throughout the United Kingdom.

If you have an affected lifejacket then PLEASE STOP USING IT IMMEDIATELY and return it to Seago Yachting Ltd, Mullany Business Park, Golden Cross, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3RP with your full contact details.

A replacement lifejacket will be issued.

If you have any queries then please do not hesitate to contact Seago Yachting Ltd on 01825 873632

See the Seago website:

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Old 02 June 2008, 03:48   #2
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I have just sent six lifejackets back to Seago.

Just to correct the information above, their web site says "Any faulty lifejackets will be replaced. Jackets which are tested and found not to be faulty will be returned." Not sure who is paying for the shipping...

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Old 02 June 2008, 09:42   #3
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More info and discussion is on this thread.

I've closed this thread now to keep everything in one place.

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