Stable and Safe
All the safety features on Billboards H-series have been added after meetings with the PLA (The Port of London Authority). The stability of the board means people are less likely to fall in, but if they do there are multiple handles making self-rescue easy. Reflective safety markings are used on the deck, sides and trimmings. Waterproof lights can also be attached to the front and rear, ensuring that the rider is highly visible at night. There is even an emergency whistle on board!
The H4 has already been paddled in several European cities, in Hong Kong, in the Banda Sea, Indonesia and it has been further tested on the waters of the Outer Hebrides and in the Norwegian fjords. It’s done three Thames Source to Sea paddles, two boards crossed the English Channel. One is currently being paddled by Mark Hines, the adventurer and endurance athlete, on a 4,500km Trans European trip from Big Ben to the Black Sea. Read more about the story here.