Kannad Marine Issues Global Recall


Boaters who have stocked their boats with Kannad Marine’s SAFELINK EPRIB (automatic or manual) models take note: The company has issued a global recall. Kannad Marine discovered that the beacon’s yellow body plastic might age prematurely under certain environmental conditions, which could impact its long-term effectiveness and prevent the beacon from working in emergency situations.

The Coast Guard and Kannad strongly recommend replacing SAFELINK EPIRBs as soon as possible. For a replacement beacon from Kannad Marine, boaters should go online to register their beacon, their location and other details at The SAFELINK EPRIB is the only Kannad Marine product affected.