There are many water safety devices around, yet still, none that could challenge the classic bulky life jacket that’s been around for centuries – until now!

Most devices are bulky, uncomfortable to wear and do not provide enough freedom of movement. A group of swimming enthusiasts has spent the last 3 years challenging this status quo and came up with a very simple idea: Arken, swim trunks with a built-in water safety device.

It looks and feels like a normal pair of swim trunks – so it doesn’t interfere with your routine on board or on the shore.


Should you get into an unexpected situation in water, all you need to do is pull a cord and a life belt inflates from the swim trunks that keeps you above water until help arrives or you manage to find a solution yourself. Sounds easy, right? Actually, it really is, as the…

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