Rescue

Professional quality products for the lifesaving community.

Boardworks Rescue Division

Mike Fox, owner of Boardworks and former Hawaiian Lifeguard, is proud to offer the Boardworks line of Rescue products.

Fox was the youngest Lifeguard for the City and County of Honolulu. An avid waterman who loves surfing, paddling and competitive swimming, Mike has always maintained his love for the water and kept a close relationship with his Hawaiian Lifeguard roots. Mike a strong competitor, took two first place finishes in the 2010 United States Lifesaving Association National Championships in Huntington Beach for his division. Always a Lifeguard, Mike continues to make water rescues in front of his house on the Northshore of Hawaii when people get into trouble.

The Boardworks Rescue Division product plan is simple: bring professional quality products to the lifesaving community. We know there is a need out there for product designed for and by professional lifesavers. We have incorporated many of the features that the community has been asking for. The hard boards are time tested TEC construction, the single most durable molded product in the market place. The Bad Fish inflatables are unique and patented: they are the only multi-chambered rescue boards on the market.

TEC Rescue Board 10'0"

Design Notes

Strong, light and fast paddling designed for professional water rescuers around the country. This board has 6 big easy to grab handles that have been designed to be safer for victim and rescuer. Engineered with a finger cup in the center of the board making the board easier to grab and run with in emergencies. Superior floatation, bright distinctive "Rescue" colors and sleek lines, this TEC Rescue board is a real lifesaver. Single soft fin included.

About TEC Construction:

What sets Boardworks apart from other rescue board manufacturers is our proprietary T.E.C. (Thermal Epoxy Compression) technology. Utilizing this technology, where we apply both heat and pressure, coupled with the finest epoxy resins, Boardworks produces a molded epoxy sandwiched rescue board that is light, tight, and very durable. Each board consists of a dual-density core, (EPS bonded to a high density divynicell outer shell), fiberglass, and epoxy resins. All boards have 3 high-density foam stringers wrapped in epoxy-bonded fiberglass, adding additional durability.

  • Height: 10'0"
  • Width: 23 1/2"
  • Thickness: 3 1/2"
  • Fins Included: Dolfin Softflex

Construction

TEC

TEC Rescue Board 11'0"

Design Notes

Strong, light and fast paddling designed for professional water rescuers around the country. This board has 6 big easy to grab handles that have been designed to be safer for victim and rescuer. Engineered with a finger cup in the center of the board making the board easier to grab and run with in emergencies. Superior floatation, bright distinctive "Rescue" colors and sleek lines, this TEC Rescue board is a real lifesaver. Single soft fin included.

About TEC Construction:

What sets Boardworks apart from other rescue board manufacturers is our proprietary T.E.C. (Thermal Epoxy Compression) technology. Utilizing this technology, where we apply both heat and pressure, coupled with the finest epoxy resins, Boardworks produces a molded epoxy sandwiched rescue board that is light, tight, and very durable. Each board consists of a dual-density core, (EPS bonded to a high density divynicell outer shell), fiberglass, and epoxy resins. All boards have 3 high-density foam stringers wrapped in epoxy-bonded fiberglass, adding additional durability.

  • Height: 11'0"
  • Width: 24 7/8"
  • Thickness: 4"
  • Fins Included: Dolfin Softflex

Construction

TEC

All Soft Rescue Board 9'0"

Design Notes

The All-Soft Rescue Board is designed with a "Safety First" concept and comes in four sizes 9' 10' 11' &12'. Engineered with 2 wood stringers for strength and incased in epoxy fiberglass and foam, this board is superior to any other soft style rescue product currently available on the market today. These boards feature bright distinctive "Rescue" colors, big soft easy grab handles, soft-top and rails with a tough skin plastic bottom and a flexible center fin. The ALL-SOFT Rescue has great floatation for fast paddling in water emergency situations. Great for surf, swiftwater, flood or ice rescue, this board is an all around champ. The 9' version is Junior Lifeguard compliant for "C" & "B" competitions in accordance with USLA Standards. Single soft fin included with all boards.

  • Height: 9'0"
  • Width: N/A
  • Thickness: N/A
  • Fins Included: Dolfin Softflex

All Soft Rescue Board 10'0"

Design Notes

The All-Soft Rescue Board is designed with a "Safety First" concept and comes in four sizes 9' 10' 11' &12'. Engineered with 2 wood stringers for strength and incased in epoxy fiberglass and foam, this board is superior to any other soft style rescue product currently available on the market today. These boards feature bright distinctive "Rescue" colors, big soft easy grab handles, soft-top and rails with a tough skin plastic bottom and a flexible center fin. The ALL-SOFT Rescue has great floatation for fast paddling in water emergency situations. Great for surf, swiftwater, flood or ice rescue, this board is an all around champ. The 9' version is Junior Lifeguard compliant for "C" & "B" competitions in accordance with USLA Standards. Single soft fin included with all boards.

  • Height: 10'0"
  • Width: N/A
  • Thickness: N/A
  • Fins Included: Dolfin Softflex

All Soft Rescue Board 11'0"

Design Notes

The All-Soft Rescue Board is designed with a "Safety First" concept and comes in four sizes 9' 10' 11' &12'. Engineered with 2 wood stringers for strength and incased in epoxy fiberglass and foam, this board is superior to any other soft style rescue product currently available on the market today. These boards feature bright distinctive "Rescue" colors, big soft easy grab handles, soft-top and rails with a tough skin plastic bottom and a flexible center fin. The ALL-SOFT Rescue has great floatation for fast paddling in water emergency situations. Great for surf, swiftwater, flood or ice rescue, this board is an all around champ. The 9' version is Junior Lifeguard compliant for "C" & "B" competitions in accordance with USLA Standards. Single soft fin included with all boards.

  • Height: 11'0"
  • Width: N/A
  • Thickness: N/A
  • Fins Included: Dolfin Softflex

All Soft Rescue Board 12'0"

Design Notes

The All-Soft Rescue Board is designed with a "Safety First" concept and comes in four sizes 9' 10' 11' &12'. Engineered with 2 wood stringers for strength and incased in epoxy fiberglass and foam, this board is superior to any other soft style rescue product currently available on the market today. These boards feature bright distinctive "Rescue" colors, big soft easy grab handles, soft-top and rails with a tough skin plastic bottom and a flexible center fin. The ALL-SOFT Rescue has great floatation for fast paddling in water emergency situations. Great for surf, swiftwater, flood or ice rescue, this board is an all around champ. The 9' version is Junior Lifeguard compliant for "C" & "B" competitions in accordance with USLA Standards. Single soft fin included with all boards.

  • Height: 12'0"
  • Width: N/A
  • Thickness: N/A
  • Fins Included: Dolfin Softflex

Air Rescue MCIT "Swift Water" Rescue Board

Design Notes

Created originally as a River Stand Up Paddle Board, this craft is Multi Chamber Inflatable Technology that is very stable in flowing water using tapered rails and enhanced rigidity with existing drop stitch PVC materials. This sleek craft can be easily lowered from a bridge or pier to affect a water rescue. With a stiff center fin that can be removed, this board tracks extremely well when tethered and is great for tension diagonal crossings. The MCIT planes in flow reducing the stress on line systems and making the scene safer for emergency workers. Designed with 3 air chambers, the MCIT Rescue will not let you down in an emergency. Design patent pending. Pump, bag, fins, gauge and repair kit included.

  • Height: 11'6"
  • Width: 35"
  • Thickness: 5 1/2"
  • Fins Included: Detachable center fin with glued on rubber side bites.

Air Rescue Inflatable Rescue Board

Design Notes

Ideal for Fire Departments or Water Rescue Teams that require a quick inflate board that provides a stable effective tool for all types of aquatic rescue situations, like flood, mud, ice or swiftwater. Big wide stable tail that provides easy to use, easy to control features in a vast range of water rescue situations. Quick to inflate from an air bottle, handy to store rolled up into a bag and safe to work with, this board is the perfect water rescue tool.

  • Height: 11'0"
  • Width: 25"
  • Thickness: 4"
  • Fins Included: Detachable center fin with glued on rubber side bites.

Inflatable Base

Design Notes

Designed to be a stable platform for all types of situations and great in mud, flood, ice or dive situations. Ideal when extra deck space is needed or when a platform could help improve water safety in Triathlons, Junior Guard distance swims or dive team operations. Designed to be soft and user friendly, the BASE easily attaches to the side of any vessel making for an ideal swim step when needed and then deflates for easy storage into a bag that fit below deck. Highly visible color with anti-slip decking created for multi purpose water activities. Weighs approximately 50 pounds deflated and rolls into a bag.

  • Height: 10'0"
  • Width: 13"
  • Thickness: 6"

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