Northern Diver CBS-8 DEFRA Compliant Evacuation Raft

A DEFRA compliant evacuation raft that is fully inflatable, portable and lightweight. The CBS rafts have a flat bottom making it exceptionally stable and suitable for use in very shallow water. The closed design gives rescued casualties a feeling of security when on board the raft. Once in the raft, people can sit on the floor surrounded by the inflatable tubes, providing a comfortable and reassuring environment.


  • Lightweight and easily portable
  • Easy to manoeuvre
  • Can be paddled or pulled by hand
  • Exceptionally stable
  • Can be used in shallow water
  • Rapid inflation and deployment
  • Easily launched into the water for rescue
  • Exceptionally tough and durable


  • Crisis rescue
  • Flood rescue
  • River rescue
  • Flooded coastal and urban areas
  • Casualty recovery
  • Shallow water rescue


  • Overall length: 420cm (13’8)
  • Overall width: 200cm (6’6)
  • Internal width: 100cm (39.4″)
  • Sponson/pontoon diameter: 50cm (19.7″)
  • Floor materials: 8cm (3.1″) drop-stitch+PVC
  • Weight: 70kgs (154.3lbs)
  • Chambers: 4+1
  • Max inlet fill (sponsons): 0.35bar / 5psi
  • 316 stainless steel D-rings: 12
  • Max loading: 900kgs (1984.2lbs)
  • Max persons: 8
  • Recommended outboard: n/a
  • Colours: red with black trim


  • 8x T paddles
  • Hand inflation pump
  • Storage bag
  • Repair kit
  • Valve fittings

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