Pantaenius UK has announced it is launching a new sea safety campaign at next week's Southampton Boat Show

A new sea safety campaign – “Don’t be hasty, think safety!” – is being launched by Pantaenius UK at the Southampton Boat Show 2023.

It aims to promote responsible boating practices amongst recreational boaters, while emphasising the importance of safety at sea and the use of lifesaving equipment.

To coincide with the launch, a prize draw to win sea safety equipment will be held, supported by Musto, Spinlock, Exposure OLAS and Ocean Safety.

A flyer showing a bundle of sea safety gear being offered as a prize in a competition by Pantaenius UK

The safety bundle on offer in the competition

There will also be a chance for younger boaters to win a children’s lifejacket from Ocean Safety.

To enter, either visit the Pantaenius UK stand (J174, in Ocean Hall) at the Southampton Boat Show or visit the insurance firm’s website –

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Commenting on the campaign, the head of commercial partnerships at Pantaenius UK, Simon Hedley, said: “At Pantaenius UK, we recognise the indispensable role that safety plays in every boater’s voyage. Sea safety is a cornerstone of our values.”

“Our mission is to ensure that each maritime adventure is not only enjoyable but also as safe as possible. The”Don’t be hasty, think safety!” campaign seamlessly aligns with our dedication to promoting the practice of responsible boating,” he added.

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