Is anyone aware of a recent review of various liferafts by anyone? The most recent one I've found is from 2009, 5 years old. Does anyone have any specific reviews
? I know this is hard to come by, since hopefully a life raft remains a waste of money
for a piece of gear
that is never used!
I'm looking for a 6-man raft (family of 4), leaning toward canister instead of valise, and double floor/tubes. The specific trip necessitating one is from Maryland-Mobile or Mississippi
(done in 3 legs), although it should be adequate for up and down the east coast
to the Bahamas
and back, and perhaps as far as the Caribbean
. No transocean crossings.
Right now I'm looking at Viking and Winslow, but that's only because those are the only brands I am familiar with.