ALERT! Nevada Boaters
Nevada has enacted legislation Senate Bill No. 306 (PDF Link from Nevada's site prohibiting operation of a boat without wearing a wireless or mechanical engine cut-off switch attached to the vessels operator.Click here (PDF) to see Maritech's flyer for how Nevada boaters can easily comply with this new law AND protect everyone onboard!
Boating Safety Devices ... The Time Has Come!!
Please come back and visit our website periodically, as we transition towards Marine Safety for the Work Place. Providing marine safety products to satisfy your OSHA and Insurance requirements!
We all drive cars with safety devices designed to protect us during an accident. In fact, safety has become a "sales tool" for the auto industry. In most cases, before we buy a new car, we look for devices that will provide protection for our families. NOW, you can help protect your family, friends, staff and personnel on your boat as well.....................
Propeller Guard Technologies provides the top safety solutions for falls overboard, reboarding, propeller strike avoidance, inadvertent engine start up and carbon monoxide protection available today.
All of our products are state-of-the art marine grade technology designed with you in mind and include:
The Original Award Winning:
Wireless Lanyard "kill switch" System - Virtual Lifeline
Propeller Guards - Swimguard and Swimguard - Pro
No matter which one you chose, you can be confident knowing that your boat and/or fleet is safer than ever before.
Falls Overboard Protection
NOTE: Virtual Lifeline "wireless lanyard" system is the original Award winning system. Released in 2005, VL was selected to receive the National Marine Manufacturer's Association's "innovation of the Year Award." Soon after, the Canadian Safe Boating Council selected VL to receive it's "marine Industry Award" for safety technology. All of our systems are marine grade and meet or exceed industry standards. When you're looking for "wireless lanyard" protection, you can choose the industry leader or those who follow.
Wireless Engine Shut Off Systems and Alarms
Virtual Lifeline is the original Award winning wireless lanyard system everyone is talking about. This highly acclaimed technology is being used by all marine market segments, including recreational boaters, anglers, commercial & government entities and law enforcement worldwide. VL has proven durable, reliable and will provide falls overboard protection to everyone onboard without the hassles caused by old school tethers and proximity devices.
*VL meets or exceeds ABYC standards for Emergency
Cut-Off Devices (ABYC A-33).
Virtual Lifeline (starting at $539.00 per system)
Virtual Lifeline (VL) (Patented) provides "falls overboard" protection for everyone on board. Each person (pets too!) wears a small, durable, reusable sensor. Upon submersion the sensor immediately activatesó sending a signal to the onboard control module, which sounds an alarm and shuts off the motor.
Available in Standard Mount and Helm Mount configurations.
Also available in an alarm only version. This configuration is great for docks and pool side applications.
USCG Propeller Injury Avoidance
Read what the USCG has to say about propeller injury avoidance in this insightful brochure on where the marine industry is headed (PDF 884K). Link
CO Poisoning Avoidance
Read what the USCG has to say about carbon monoxide poisoning avoidance in these insightful brochures.
USCG CO brochure on CO prevention and avoidance. (PDF 108K) Link
USCG circular on CO. (PDF 624K) Link
Important information everyone needs on the industry focus on Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Avoidance. Link
Coast Guard Advisory to Recreational Boaters on Carbon Monoxide Hazard Caused by Generator Exhaust. Link
Propeller Injury Avoidance Products
The SwimGuard (Patented) provides 360-degree encasement of the propeller and is primarily for use on non-performance craft.
SwimGuard Pro (Patented) is a the model used by professionals in Patrol, Search & Rescue, and other military and para-military environments.
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A Public Service Announcement from the USCG Office of Boating Safety