Man Overboard Self-Inflating Dan Buoy

inflatable dan buoy

Man overboard's best friend

This dan buoy is a proven life saver.

We are the US importer of the award winning SOS Marine self-inflating man overboard buoy, or dan buoy, from Australia. It automatically deploys upon submersion in water. To trigger deployment, just toss it into the water immediately upon losing a crew overboard. Just Throw! Within seven seconds, the buoy self–inflates. This highly visible device makes keeping track of a man overboard far easier. Click to videos, documents, and accessories.

Key Features

  • High day / night visibility
  • Fast 7 second inflation
  • Compact
  • SOLAS strobe light
  • Oversized drogue
  • ISAF World Sailing conforming
  • ISO 12402 quality
  • Award winning
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Man Overboard Self-Inflating Dan Buoy was last modified: September 17th, 2016 by Philip Thompson

Danbuoy Strobe Test and Replacement

dan buoy strobe in place

Dan Buoy with SOLAS strobe

As part of your annual man overboard gear inspection routine, check your danbuoy strobe. The SOLAS strobe on the danbuoy is not manufactured to accommodate servicing. The strobe’s long life battery is permanently installed. Should the strobe fail inspection, or reach the end of its five year lifespan, replace the strobe.

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Danbuoy Strobe Test and Replacement was last modified: January 29th, 2015 by Philip Thompson

Self-inflating man overboard marker from Australia

throwable man overboard buoy

Meets ISAF World Sailing, US Sailing requirements, SOLAS regulations

(Newport Beach, CA, May 1, 2014) Just Marine is distributing SOS Marine of Australia’s internationally renowned quick to activate, inflatable man overboard marker dan buoy throughout North America.

Navies and coast guards around the world, power and cruising sailors, and yachts in the iconic and dangerous distance race, the Sydney – Hobart Yacht Race, use this dan buoy.

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Just Marine Introduces Dan Buoy was last modified: January 13th, 2016 by Philip Thompson

US Sailing Says Dan Buoy Satisfies Requirement

US Sailing logo

US Sailing governs USA yacht racing

In its October 19, 2013 meeting, the US Sailing Board approved USSER updates which explicitly state the dan buoy satisfies requirement for man overboard pole on racing sailboats. The updates take effect as of January 1, 2014 and have already been adopted for the 2014 Newport to Bermuda yacht race by its organizing authority.

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US Sailing Says Dan Buoy Satisfies Requirement was last modified: June 18th, 2016 by Philip Thompson