The UK-based fishing news newspaper Fishing News gives Regatta Fisherman the ”Safety Award 2008”.
From the Award: Don Morrison (UK distributor), Regatta representants: Irene V. Mjelde (managing director) and Arve Øverås (marketing director)
Reagatta received the award in Edinburg ultimo october.
The award is sponsored by Sunderland Marine.
This award recognizes a product, idea or issue specific campaign launched within the previous 24 months that has significantly improved the safety of fishermen in their day to day business.
The winning entry was Regatta Fisherman.
The verdict of the proffessional jury:
A superb innovation which will inevitably save lives
This is a positive step forward for the introduction of personal buoyancy aids, especially with the practicalities of restricted movement while onboard the vessel working
Answers all the criteria. These suits will save the lives of fishermen
An excellent product that will become extremly popular with UK fishermen
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