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1801 Chuckanut
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Bow, WA 98232 USA
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Inflatable Rescue Boats

Rescue Sled: Oceanid's Versatile Rescue Rapid Deployment Craft

Personal water craft Jet Ski Sled: Oceanid inflatable rescue boat, the rapid deployment craft. Snowmobile Sled: Oceanid inflatable rescue boat, the rapid deployment craft. Outboard transom accessory: Oceanid inflatable rescue boat, the rapid deployment craft.

Oceanid’s Rapid Deployment Craft is a versatile rescue sled suitable for a wide range of emergency response situations:

  • A water rescue sled, you can tow behind a boat or personal water craft like a Jet Ski or Wave Runner

  • A tow-in rescue sled

  • A sled for ice rescue operations

  • A sled you can two by snowmobile for cold weather rescue in snow or on solid ice

  • A surfing or lifeguard rescue sled

The Rapid Deployment Craft is simply the best, fast-response, rescue sled available at any price. The craft surrounds one or more rescuers in an ultra buoyant and protective inflated perimeter. The rescuer or rescue team can easily carry the 50-pound RDC and attach the rescue sled tow harness to a snowmobile, personal water craft, boat or other tow-in vehicle.

The RDC tows and tracks well on water and is easier to pull than hard hull rescue sleds or rescue platforms. It is self righting in the event of a capsize and will paddle easily by one or two rescue team members.

The RDC tows incredibly well behind a snowmobile when used for patient transport or equipment hauling. Its 48 inch wide track area allows the RDC to float extremely high on the snow, creating substantially less drag for the snowmobile than the more typical "hard" sleds weighing 250 or more pounds that ski on narrow runners and dig deep tracks into the snow. The RDC is an excellent choice for avalanche rescues or cold weather search teams working on snow or ice.

The RDC is perfect as rapid response rescue equipment and should be part of every rescue responder kit. Here's why:

  • The RDC stores deflated in a 2 foot cube

  • Will fit in the trunk of almost any passenger car

  • Inflates in seconds

  • Weights 50 pounds and can be easily carried by one person.

  • Can be launched without access to a boat ramp

  • Can be on the scene and in action in seconds

Watch our snowmobile sled and personal water vehicle sled demonstration videos to see how the open ends of the RDC allow a rescue technician to be positioned over the head and shoulders of ice or water rescue victims to pull them into the RDC. This rescue technique avoids ever present and dangerous situations where the rescuer becomes the victim.

The RDC should be part of your rescue responder kit for rescue situations and as a rescue sled. Please contact us today for more information, a demonstration, pricing and how to place an order.