Bramble is currently undergoing upgrades in Mobile, Alabama. It’s quite the overhaul!

Among the upgrades are the Life Saving Appliances:

  • 2 x 35 Man Viking, Polar Class Inflatable Life Rafts
  • 70 Adult Life Jackets
  • Including Lights and Whistles
  • 12 Children Life Jackets
  • 55 Adult Cold-Water Immersion Suits
  • 12 Child Cold-Water Immersion Suits
  • 6 FRC dry suits
  • 10 Ring Buoys w/life Lines and Lights
  • 2 x Rescue Slings
  • ACR GMDSS Life Raft Radios
  • SART / AIS x 2
  • EPIRB x 2
  • 8 MOB Smoke canisters
  • 24 Emergency Hand & Parachute Flares
  • 2 x Stokes Rescue Litters
  • 2 x Back Boards
  • Replenished Hospital with SOLAS pack
  • Repaired &/or replaced all Emergency Lighting
  • Installed LED lights in emergency egress areas

We look forward to returning to the ship in a couple of weeks with this new safety equipment before heading out to the Caribbean, through the Panama Canal, and then heading North for the Northwest Passage.

2 Comments

  1. Joey Connolly

    So you are not going up the East coat and through via Hudson’s Bay? Please post your proposed course and approximate ports of call. Thank you.

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