Around 2007 I was operating charter boats on the Gold Coast when the local Qld Marine Safety Surveyor condemmed my karly floats
I had a great deal of difficulty finding some new ones but eventually I found a guy making them in fibreglass so I bought some and the realising he did not have a web site or sales manager I did a deal to sell his. Unfortunately unreliable supply lines and broken floats as well as a passenger cutting his leg on broken fibreglass joins in a float. This was the straw that broke the Camels back so I stopped selling them.
After a breif break I set about designing a better float and I investigated making them from Fire Retardent polyethuelene which it turned out was fine so I enlisted the well known and highly respected Queensland Naval artichect Jon Pattie at Sea Life Designs to make drawings and certify our floats. All our floats are now made to the correct specifications and have been tested for compliance by Jon Pattie.
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