15. October 2016
DLRG Horneburg / Altes Land - Robert Rink (Copyright Microdrones)

From everyday life of a lifeguard: Robert Rink

The project of the German Lifeguard Association (short DLRG) chapter Horneburg/Altes Land (close to Hamburg), Microdrones and RESTUBE gained great popularity since first test reports were published in July and August. Together we’re testing two drones developed by Microdrones, that are able to drop two Restubes which are inflating automatically due to a newly developped special trigger. People who are in distress can grab onto the Restubes and float until they are reached by a […]
30. September 2016

Saved by Restube: Torsten

RESTUBE’s goal as a company is to make watersports safer. Therefore we develop products, that give people more safety in dangerous situations and help them in the case of an emergency. These stories are probably not told on Facebook, so we don’t hear about them. We were really happy to hear about Torsten’s story with positive ending. Torsten is 45 years old and an enthusiastic SUP rider. During the summer he drives almost every weekend […]
16. September 2016

The Stecher Twins are rocking the white water

After last year’s success this weekend it’s on again: The German Championship in white water SUP takes place in Lofer, Austria. Wait a second… a German Championship in Austria? Yes, that’s right. We have to admit that Germany can’t compete with the ambitious track on the Saalach. Another reason is that at the same time Lofer celebrates the “Lofer Rodeo” – a meeting of the whole white water paddle scene. Of course the SUPlers Manuel […]
8. September 2016
Timo Imhof from DLRG Karlsruhe is our lifeguard of the month

From everyday life of a lifeguard: Timo Imhof

With this post we start our new series. Every month we are introducing a lifeguard every month, who dedicates time and resources for safety around water. This month we introduce Timo Imhof, head of the German Live Saving Association (DLRG) in Karlsruhe! Timo Imhof is member of the German Lifesaving Association since 36 years and became head of operations of the district Karlsruhe in 1998. Apart from being a lifeguard, Timo is a High School […]
22. August 2016

Safety in the water with RESTUBE: bathing rules 5 and 6

This article is the last one in our small series about essential bathing rules, which we’ve created with the help of the Swiss Lifeguard Association (SLRG). In every situation a Restube gives you more safety in the water. Nevertheless, you should not overestimate your skills and underestimate dangers in nature. In the following article we present bathing rules 5 and 6. +++ Bathing rule 5 +++ What’s true for children, also applies for adults, of […]
19. August 2016

Safety in the water with RESTUBE: bathing rules 3 and 4

In a small series we’re publishing essential bathing rules for lakes and rivers. They were created with the support of the Swiss Lifeguard Association (SLRG). Having a Restube with you gives you more safety in the water. Nevertheless, you should not overestimate your skills and underestimate dangers in nature. In the following article we present bathing rules 3 and 4. +++ Bathing rule 3 +++ Jumping the cold refreshing lake water on a hot summer […]