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Old 19 June 2006, 09:19   #1
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New marine helmet

Has anyone tried the new "Terrain marine helmet" from Future Safety yet?

www.future-safety.com

It looks like it might be the first real challenge to Gecko for the RIB market.

Don't know how the pricing compares, but I've asked for some more information.

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Old 19 June 2006, 10:17   #2
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Yep tryed it on at Seaworks.. very comfortable The trouble the geckos have with the inflatable inside is that it makes you sweat!!
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Old 19 June 2006, 12:14   #3
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I hope this one has a breakaway visor and chin strap so you can't over load the neck.
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Old 21 June 2006, 03:36   #4
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New Future Safety Marine Helmet

Future Safety announce the launch of Marine their new high perfromance helmet.
The product has been developed in consultation with the Health & Safety Executive as a high perfromance helmet with the facility to fit a variety of accessories.
Key Features:-
1). Can be fitted with a range of accessories including hearing and full face protection.

2). Comfortable 4-point nylon chinstrap for a secure fit.

3). Helmet will fit head sizes 52 - 64cm.

4). The style of the helmet gives good nape and lateral protection from impact.

5).Product Tested PAS 028:2002

6). Available in a range of colours: White, Red, Blue, Yellow, Orange, Black, Green.

7). Excellent ventilation for air-flow into the helmet.

8). Lightweight - basic helmet weight 450gms.


We also supply a range of communication headset to fit under or into the helmet.

SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE

Prices as follows:-

Product No: Description Price.

TH/3/M Marine ventilated helmet £75.00

TH/3/M/FCV Marine ventilated helmet £95.00
fitted with full face clear
visor.

If you need any further information please do not hesitate to contact us on
01744-818838 or email us on info@future-safety.com.
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Old 21 June 2006, 03:46   #5
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It is cheaper and comfy.... but safety issues as posted earler?
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Old 21 June 2006, 03:47   #6
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Marine Safety Helmet

Just replying to Jelly's question.

Firstly the visor is designed to breakaway on impact.

Secondly the chinstrap is designed not to break as per the requirements of PAS 028:2002.
With high performance helmets the HSE consider it more of a danger if the chinstrap breaks and the helmet comes off the head during an impact
If you need any further information please contact us.
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So are you going to make a couple available for trial so a report can be posted?

Iím looking for a couple and had been going down the Gecko road but would wait for results of a trial.

As for who trials them ask John
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Old 21 June 2006, 04:22   #8
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I thought this was a Marine Helmet....

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Good to see somebody is trying to come up with an alternative for us to use.

I plan to purchase 3 helmets later this year so that myself and my two lads can use the boat through the winter in more comfort.

I see your helmet is cut away around the ears, which would put me off for my use.
Could you expand a little on the Hearing Protection you mentioned, and let us know about any intercom systems it has been designed around.
Also could you explain how much water would find its way through the vents when being used in the rain.

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Old 21 June 2006, 05:12   #10
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re: trial of marine helmet

I have arranged for John Kennett to trial the helmet for us and are keenly awating his comments.
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