Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Restube came about because I nearly drowned kite-surfing,” says Christopher Fuhrhop, the German inventor. “I designed it years ago and now [sales] are growing.”

Restube is a re-usable yellow inflatable float that is strapped around the waist in open bodies of water for safety. The tube is rolled up inside a pouch and connected to a CO2 canister. Once the tag is pulled, the pouch opens and the float immediately inflates. It can be used again and again.

Restube was used during the Swim The Island event in Italy [shown below]:

For more information, visit www.restube.com.

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