photo of Teena Clipston on cover of cruising lifestyle publication

First edition cover of Behind the Scenes cruising lifestyle newsletter from CruiserTV

CruiserTV has published its first newsletter about cruisers and the cruising lifestyle. This June/July 2016 issue of Behind the Scenes includes the April 2016 Ensenada Race MOB rescue story, as told by the crew of Foil who saved their shipmate’s life with the dan buoy.

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CruiserTV Behind the Scenes Newsletter was last modified: June 14th, 2016 by Philip Thompson

USCG Auxiliary Directive to local vessel examiners on Sirius Signal C-1001 visual distress signal.

  • …Vessel Examiners should be aware of the capabilities and approvals of the SIRIUS SOS C-1001 electronic distress light… (continues)
USCG Auxiliary Directive on Sirius C1001 was last modified: March 15th, 2016 by Philip Thompson

Reelsling™ MOB Recovery Device

Open top view of Reelsling being withdrawn from mounting bag

Reelsling withdrawn for use to recover MOB

Reelsling is a man overboard recovery device for everyday boaters. It helps you draw an MOB back alongside a boat, then lift him back onboard. It is best suited to retrieve a fully conscious, uninjured crew day or night. It has abundant SOLAS light–reflective tape around its perimeter to enhance findability by searchlight. It has a whistle for signaling. Soft, comfy foam –filled buoy provides positive flotation and doubles as a lifting harness to help you get your crew aboard.

Key Features

  • Day / night visibility
  • Fast deployment
  • 21 pounds buoyancy
  • SOLAS light reflective tape
  • Sturdy grab handle
  • Stainless steel D–rings
  • ISO 12402 quality
  • Use as lifting harness
  • Has whistle
  • 160′ floating rescue line absorbs no water
  • Light reflective strand in rescue line
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Reelsling™ MOB Recovery Device was last modified: May 18th, 2016 by Philip Thompson