OLAS - 2017 Sailing Today Awards Nominee

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Welcome to the 2017 Sailing Today Awards.

This month they have shortlisted the best boats, gear, clubs, people and cruises of the year.

OLAS has been nominated for 'Best Gear Innovation' and we would love your support!


Vote now and you will be entered into their competition for the chance to win a charter trip for two in Croatia.


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Posted by Tom H

Tom Harrop – Marine Brand Manager and head of marine development at Exposure. As a sailor, cyclist and water sport enthusiast Tom has spent the last 6 years evolving Exposure Lights technology for the marine market. Projects include the award-winning MOB, water activated search light and he has spent the last 18 months driving the development of the OLAS alert system. Living in Brighton, on the South Coast of England he can regularly be found sailing in the Solent, Kitesurfing off Shoreham or cycling in the South Downs.


In the event that the skipper or a crew member has gone overboard OLAS helps direct the remaining crew on a successful MOB recovery and communication with emergency services.