Watch videos of PBO's liferaft tests.

You’ll find the answer in issue 485 of PBO, on sale now. There is also a series of online videos to accompany the article on this website.

Prices of liferafts range from £500 to more than £2,000. Will the cheap ones costing under £560 suit your type of sailing as well as your pocket? Pat Manley and a team of PBO readers tested them in the RNLI survival training pool to find out.

The videos let you see them in action. Have a look at them HERE

Thanks to the RNLI for use of footage and their Sea Survival pool –