SafeSea S100 rescue transponder (SART) is a radar transponder according to IMO SOLAS regulations
Superior battery life – even at -20 ° C
The battery can be replaced by the user
The battery is classified as non-hazardous
Five-year battery life interval
Compact size for easy packing in life rafts
Complete with telescopic pole and bracket
SART is required on all IMO SOLAS ships with international traffic:
1 pc of 300-500 GRT
2 pcs over 500 GRT
One SART per every fourth life raft on ro-ro passenger ships
National traffic including fishing vessels, passenger vessels, commercial work boats, etc.
Most super and megayachts must have SART, especially if they are subject to MCA rules, which is practiced by many countries
Everyone else benefits from having a SART
SART radarSeaSafe S100 SART is made to help save life rafts or distressed ships. When activated, it is in standby mode until it is automatically activated by an X-band radar when it sweeps from a nearby vessel, the SafeSea S100 emits a series of pulses that are automatically displayed on the vessel’s radar screen as a line of dots, giving a carry to the needy.
Why should I have a SART?
A SART is made to help the rescue service find you in an emergency. Although it is not a primary alarm device, like an EPIRB, it guides the rescue vessel to you by showing your position and bearing to you on the rescue vessel’s radar.