SOS Marine Announces Hong Kong Agent for SOS Dan Buoy

Sky International Hong Kong distributing SOS Dan Buoy for the Rolex China Sea Race

Australian manufacturer, SOS Marine has appointed Sky International as its dedicated Hong Kong distributor for the award winning SOS Dan Buoy. This new man-overboard rescue device is a must-have for every skipper`s safety check list.

Based in Hong Kong, headquarters are in Jaffe Road, Wan Chai.  Sky International has 35 years experience of distributing a wide range of marine products to both the leisure and commercial sectors. In addition, actively race and sail in Hong Kong and around Asia.

Gideon Mower of Sky International says “We are excited to be adding this new safety device to our existing range of products” and we have a large stock of SOS Dan Buoys in time for the preparation for the Rolex China Sea Race for the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club starting 4th April.

The SOS Dan buoy is a compact inflatable marker-buoy that can be thrown into the water as a rescue device. It is a practical device that can be used by all blue water boats. It is the first of its kind tested to ISO 12402 international lifejacket standard.

The SOS Dan Buoy has been used in air sea rescues, being dropped from a helicopter as a marker for rescue craft to centre their search. It can be used in salt and fresh water and is not restricted by the size of boat.  This is an affordable safety device that is re-usable after being serviced.

The unique design of SOS Dan Buoy has taken out four major Australian prestigious Awards, 2011 Engineering Excellence Award, the AIMEX Marine Industry Export Award for Most Innovative Exported Product, and two Australian Business Awards for the Best New Product and Product Excellence.

Based in Sydney, SOS Marine manufactures purpose-made lifejackets and rescue equipment for 9 naval forces world-wide, water police and various marine industry professionals, as well as meeting the leisure industry rescue requirements.