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Old 11 October 2005, 07:21   #31
Country: UK - Wales
Town: swansea
Boat name: Too Blue
Length: 8m +
Engine: Suzuki DT225
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Just read an article in PBO about the nasty crash where a 13 yr old powerboater was seriously injured.

Here is the document produced by the MAIB.

Basically they conclude that the Gecko is the ONLY helmet approved for the marine environment - they also say however that it is NOT suitable for powerboat racing as it doesn't offer enough protection!!!

Basically it comes down to what I said earlier - no definitive answer!!!

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