Open reversible liferaft for commercial shipping,
rescue craft and charters

Designed to be easy-to-board and lightweight, the Ferryman liferaft is the ultimate choice for commercial operators carrying up to 130 passengers on inland and coastal waters.


  • Fully open reversible life raft
  • Rapid automatic inflation
  • Manufactured from corrosion and abrasion resistant, lightweight polyurethane (PU) - coated nylon for durability
  • High volume water pockets for maximum stability when inflated
  • Multiple boarding ramps, retro-reflective strips and nightlights
  • Large, anti-tangle drogue.


  • Ferryman life rafts are available in both cylindrical and flat-pack containers (130 person available in cylindrical container only)
  • Flat pack containers stowed horizontally or vertically.

Emergency packs

  • E-type emergency pack.

Dimensions and weights

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Note: All weights and dimensions are approximate and may be subject to slight variation.


Deck cradles

Universal size to fit all Survitec Group SOLAS liferafts in cylindrical containers.


High tech range from ACR as used by NATO Special Forces - includes SART models.

Hydrostatic release unit

Automatically launch life rafts with our economical, reliable and effective Hammar H20 hydrostatic release unit.

Spare parts

Be prepared with the right spare parts that work regardless of the weather conditions or changes in climate.


Talk to a Survitec Group expert in your area

Auckland: Peter Legg, Tel: 09 306 8604  > Email
Wellington: Jason James, Tel: 04 499 9179  > Email
Nelson: Paul Scholfield, Tel: 03 548 2996  > Email
Christchurch: Adam Cross, Tel: 03 389 2117  > Email
Rest of South Island: Dave Chapman, Tel: 03 539 1373  > Email