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EM230i DuPont metallized, lacquered and spunbonded fabric array with PVC case. Folds down neatly to pocket size and is an ideal addition to the grab bag for emergency use. QinetiQ recorded an astonishing a maximum response of 25.6M2 - (SPL 4.1M2) exceeding the 10M2 WCC : ISAF : ORC and RORC requirements by two fold. With each product we supply a Certified QinetiQ Linear diagram in case required by the race scuitineers. Can be mounted from halyards or with optional three piece glass fibre rod kit.  Also suitable for dinghy or liferaft use. For six years sea trial report on the EM230i please see .

From June 2012 the EM230i is now made completely by us in our new factory using our new four HF - Welding machines


  • Length: 750mm

  • Weight: 413 gms

  • Overall Diameter: 300mm : @+/-3°- 25.6M2 maximum response - SPL 4.1M2

  • 3 piece 60 cm Glass fibre mounting kit: 247gms

NB: The glass fibre rod fixing kit is an optional extra and is not supplied with the inflatable. A price for this set can be obtained from the dealer.

EM230i Linear Diagram.JPG

This article appeared in Yachting Monthly September 2012, we have since then replaced the treasury tags with purpose made fittings. We do not advise inflation by mouth as moisture can affect the performance.

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