NASBLA Roundtable

  • 1.  Helmet questions

    Posted 06-30-2020 03:59 PM

    Does anyone have experience with the CEAN XT-4 (or previous version) helmet?
    More specifically, does anyone know if it suffers from the bucket effect?

    Manufacturer not responsive yet. I need to know if it will put any such strain on the wearer if immersed or dragged in the water, e.g., when in PWC or small-boat ops.

    I'm aware of the liner-detachment flaw as well--has anyone had that experience?

    Would anyone recommend the helmet, in general for both training evolutions, and for PWC, RHIB, and other small-boat activities?

    Thanks.



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