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Sealegs Releases Emergency Response Range

Sealegs Releases Emergency Response Range

The Sealegs
amphibious aluminium rescue boat
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The Sealegs amphibious aluminium rescue boat, designed for flood rescue and coastguard applications.

Media Release


AUCKLAND, Tuesday 15 July 2008: Sealegs Corporation (NZX:SLG) today unveiled a special rescue version of its amphibious boats which is purpose-built to meet the demands of rescue services and coastguard agencies, targeted specially at flood rescue and inshore marine applications.

The new 6m and 7m Sealegs models build on the existing range but feature an extended run-time package (XRT) which enables the Sealegs XRT amphibious boats to be run continuously on land or water. This will ensure the product meets the rigorous demands of local and international rescue and emergency agencies.

Sealegs Corporation CEO Mr David McKee Wright says “Sealegs developed this option based on feedback and requests from international rescue organisations. The extended run-time package gives Sealegs amphibious boats the capability to be effectively deployed in very demanding field conditions and has been tested extensively in high ambient temperatures.”

Sealegs Corporation recently announced that it had shipped its 250th Sealegs amphibious boat and has set up a second manufacturing facility in Albany, Auckland.

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About Sealegs Corporation:
Sealegs Corporation Limited is a public company listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange Main Board with the ticker symbol SLG.

Sealegs Corporation owns 100% of Sealegs International Limited, the world's leading manufacturer of amphibious boats.
Sealegs International has developed a patented system of hydraulically motorised, steerable and retractable wheels for amphibious boats.

Sealegs set a new world record for the fastest crossing of the English Channel by an amphibious vehicle in June 2005.
Sealegs amphibious boats are used by customers in New Zealand, Australia, Dubai, France, UK, Italy, Hong Kong, Korea, Fiji, UAE, Malaysia and the USA.

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