ThrowRaft and Ritchie Navigation announce global partnership.
Published By OutdoorsFIRST Media Published February 7, 2017
February 7, 2017 – Fort Lauderdale, FL and Pembroke, MA – ThrowRaft and Ritchie Navigation are together thrilled to announce a global partnership. The partnership’s combined commitment is to dramatically improve water safety throughout the world.
ThrowRaft has recently gained notoriety for its TD2401, the only Inflatable Throwable Device equivalent to carriage requirement Type IV devices on all recreational vessels in the U.S.A. Troy Faletra, Founder of ThrowRaft and product’s inventor, stated, “ThrowRaft’s mission is to save lives by designing the most innovative flotation and safety devices in the world, leading the Personal Flotation Device (PFD) industry into the future. As we look to expand globally, we know we’ve found a great global partner in Ritchie, the most trusted name in maritime navigation.”
Having helped sailors find their way safely home since 1850, Ritchie Navigation today remains, the world’s most trusted navigational equipment manufacturer, with 95% share of the global original equipment manufacturer (OEM) compass market. Safety is the core of Ritchie Navigation’s mission and vision into the future. Jon Sherman, Ritchie Navigation’s principal stated, “We’re excited about this partnership. We see many of our most treasured ideals mirrored in ThrowRaft, including continuous innovation and top quality, made-in-the-USA manufacturing.”