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The smallest and most vesatile flotation technology ever - for swimming, boating, angling, and SUP
211 backers pledged €20,529 to help bring this project to life.

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Allow us to introduce the world’s smallest inflatable life jacket and the first wearable inflatable flotation tube!

To date, Restube has sold over 60,000 of its original Restube flotation tubes. Used by water-sports athletes, professional rescue personal, and families, Restube products have already saved at leat 25 lives across the globe. With our newest launch of the Restube Ultralite Life Jacket and Ultralite Swim Tube, we’re continuing to strive to provide the most wearable flotation devices on the market for a safer and even better time around water.

We’ve launched this Kickstarter campaign to help fund our Coast Guard Certification for the Ultralite Life Jacket. Once certification is issued, we will begin to ramp-up production and distribution for immediate sale.

Through our Kickstarter campaign you now have the opportunity to support our two newest flotation innovations and be some of the first customers to receive them in the coming months. With your support you can chose to receive the Ultralite Swim Tube, a sleeker, lighter-weight material and LED beacon, or the Ultralite Life Jacket, the smallest and most compact life jacket on the market.

Three-time champion paddleboarder, Sonni Hönscheid, loves our products for their compact design, ease of operation, and proven safety features! Water-sports enthusiasts, professional athletes, and rescue personal around the world continue to share their love with us for the original Restube flotation tube and are seeking new features and certifications in future designs in Restube product releases.

The Ultralite Life Jacket weighs in at a mere 0.6 lbs (260 grams) and utilizes Restube official CO2-Cartridges. The waist belt is constructed of nylon and includes a D-ring ideal for attaching a SUP leash. The buoy comes equipped with an LED illuminator, reflector tape, survival whistle, and a neck strap. Once inflated the Ultralite Life Jacket can be deflated and reused time and again! The system meets the US and EU standards for life jackets (US) and flotation aids (EU) that you need for SUP or boating.

The Ultralite Swim Tube is engineered for use in all water environments from casual water-based activates to competitive swimming! Weighting only 0.44 lbs (200 grams) with neutral weight in water, the Ultralite Swim Tube provides the wearer with unhindered freedom of movement. It comes equipped with an LED illuminator, survival whistle, reflective tape, and the same high quality nylon belt and buckle found on the Ultralite Life Jacket. 

Both the USA Triathlon Union – USAT, and the German Triathlon Union – DTU have approved Restube products for their races. Several prestigious competitions such as the “Red Bull Coast 2 Coast” kite race require all participants to utilize Restube during competitions across the Baltic Ocean. 

Chose the right Restube to fit your water sports, boating, or professional needs!

Please note that Restube products designed for surfing and professional life guards are already available directly on our website and are not included in the Restube Ultralite Kickstarter. The original Restube flotation tube can be found at: https://www.restube.com

Restube grew from an idea to develop and distribute next-generation water safety gear for water-sports enthusiasts, boaters, and professional rescue personal. Our design and engineering team based in Germany strives to introduce innovative products to consumers utilizing only the best materials and manufacturing techniques available. With additional support from our Kickstarter campaign and loyal customers around the world, we will continue to design, engineer, and distribute the best, lightest, and most compact inflatable gear for more freedom & water safety on the market.

Restube products are engineered to provide more freedom and water safety for everyone. We hope you’ll be a part of our story and continue to help us grow! For more freedom in the water.

Thanks,

Christopher & the Restube Team

/for RESTUBE

 

Risks and challenges

We have successfully delivered one crowdfunding campaign with 650 backers in Germany. Up to today we have delivered over 60,000 parent version Restube tubes. Saving at least 25 lives. Our new design of the "Ultralite Life Jacket" complies with international standards for the life jacket (US) & buoyancy aids (EU). We are now Kickstarting to be able to run the certification process in order to receive final sign off for the life jacket and we will see that process through. The materials, components and design have been thoroughly tested and we are excited about delivering these latest innovations thanks to the contributions of our backers.

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    Pledge €60 or more About $68

    Ultralite Life Jacket - Early backer

    Early Bird - One lightweight, inflatable life jacket ideal for SUP and boating. Includes LED illumination and second cartridge. Double pledge for two maximum. We ship from US & Germany. Color: "honeycomb sea blue"

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    Pledge €72 or more About $82

    Ultralite Swim Tube

    One lighweight, inflatable swim tube ideal for competitive and recreational swimming. Includes LED illumination and second cartridge. Double pledge for two. We ship from US & Germany. Color: "honeycomb sea blue"

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    Pledge €80 or more About $91

    Ultralite Life Jacket

    One lightweight, inflatable life jacket ideal for SUP and boating. Includes LED illumination and second cartridge. Double pledge for two. We ship from US & Germany. Color: "honeycomb sea blue"

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    Pledge €146 or more About $167

    Combo Ultralite Life Jacket + Swim Tube

    One inflatable life jacket & one inflatable swim tube. Includes LED illumination and two additional cartridges. Double pledge for two (2x2). We ship from US & Germany. US & EU customers receive swim tube separately in March. Color: "honeycomb sea blue"

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    Pledge €415 or more About $474

    Team Pack (6) Ultralite Swim Tubes

    Six inflatable swim tubes helping protect your entire team. Includes LED illumination and two additional cartridges. Double pledge for 12. We ship from US & Germany. Color: "honeycomb sea blue"

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    Pledge €507 or more About $579

    Team Pack (6) Ultralite Life Jackets

    One inflatable life jacket & one inflatable swim tube. Includes LED illumination and two additional cartridges. Double pledge for 12. We ship from US & Germany. Color: "honeycomb sea blue"

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