About Lifeline

At Lifeline we supply superior products on a timely basis and at competitive prices. Our goal is to satisfy our customers and exceed their expectations with products and services of the highest quality, unmatched performance, and extraordinary value.

Lifeline Inflatable Services was founded in 1991 by Glenn Gillette who has over 30 years of experience in the marine inflatable industry. He started out as a technician for a inflatable liferaft service station. At this time inflatable boats were not that popular in the United States, and there were virtually no facilities to service inflatable boats. The inflatable boat manufacturers and customers were sending the inflatable boats to liferaft service stations, because they were familiar with the repairs, pressure testing, and had controlled environments in which to do the work.

Glenn saw the need for a full service inflatable boat station and in 1991 opened Lifeline Inflatable Services Inc. in small facility near the Miami River. There, we did sales and service for inflatable boats, liferafts, and marine safety equipment. To accommodate the growing business of inflatable boats and liferafts in South Florida, in 1998 we moved to North Miami to a much larger facility located in the Golden Glades Interchange, serving both North Miami and Ft. Lauderdale. In 1999 Lifeline began offering outboard motors and became a full-line Yamaha dealer.

Our liferaft facility has been approved by the U.S. Coast Guard, DNV (Det Norske Veritas), and major liferaft manufacturers. Our service department is certified to repair all major inflatable boats and Yamaha Outboards. Our sales department carries the largest variety of inflatable boats and liferafts in South Florida.

"We are proud to say that Lifeline has 100% CSI (Customer Satisfaction Index) rating with Yamaha"

(These ratings are based on customer surveys taken after sales and service.)

Exceptional customer service, innovation, and attention to detail are a few of the key factors that we, at Lifeline, pride ourselves in. In 2007, Lifeline received the #1 CSI (Customer Satisfaction Index) ranking from our Zodiac customers. Lifeline offers a wealth of experience and expertise that is unbeatable.

With over 30 years of experience in inflatable boats, Lifeline Inflatable Services has the ability and knowledge to repair the smallest dinghy or open fiberglass tender to the largest commercial and military grade RHI used by the U.S. Coast Guard and Florida’s cruise ship companies.

Our facility is one of the very few elite service stations in the United States that is authorized and qualified to service and repair military and commercial inflatables. Lifeline is also an approved warranty station for all major brands of leisure inflatable boats and is climate-controlled to ensure flawless repairs.

Lifeline’s highly trained technicians use the most modern techniques and equipment. We use only factory adhesives, fabrics and parts to give you the highest quality repair. Our motors and parts are purchased directly from the factory enabling us to provide you with exceptional customer service and competitive pricing. Our pickup and delivery service is available to all customers.

We service everything we sell!



Lifeline is also a member of the United States Marine Safety Association.

Whether your sales or service needs are for a cruise line, mega yacht, military ship, or a leisurely family vacation, our knowledgeable and friendly staff will meet your highest expectations, as well as your deadlines.