Rave Sports Issued US Patent for Inflatable

Rave Sports, St. Paul, Minnesota, has been issued US Patent Number 8,708,706 for its Aqua Buddy inflatable water product.

The Aqua Buddy is designed to help train new water skiers and wakeboards. The inflatable first introduced into in the spring 2010 and features a catamaran style design that allows beginners to learn a deep-water start without getting in the water.

The patent was issued on April 29, 2014, and was originally filed on August 5, 2011.