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LIFESLING Lifesling2 Overboard Rescue System

Model # 357634Mfg # WMLS2

$169.99

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Product Description

The Lifesling2 saves lives!

Get your crewmember back onboard fast! Lifesling2 is Coast Guard approved and works better than a ring or horseshoe buoy because:

  • It can be towed to the overboard crewmember rather than the crewmember having to swim to it—this eliminates the danger of the crewmember coming in contact with the hull and propeller
  • It can be used as a lifting sling if the crewmember needs help out of the water

The Lifesling2 system consists of a flotation collar which is a blend of the traditional horseshoe buoy and a helicopter rescue sling. It’s connected to 125' of multi-filament polypropylene retrieving line which allows the flotation to be towed or thrown to the overboard crewmember. The collar and line are stored for protection against the elements in a new more rigid and attractive vinyl storage bag. Graphics on the bag illustrate the instructions for recovering a person in the water.

Note: This USCG-approved Lifesling2 is for powerboats with a lifting point 10' above the water, and sailboats over 20' LOA.

  • USCG Type: Type V which substitutes for a Type IV
  • Configuration: Horseshoe Buoy/flotation collar
  • Buoyancy: 21 lb.
  • Material: UL-approved foam, line, webbing
  • Dimensions: 22"H x 12.5"W x 5"D
  • Color: White storage bag; yellow Lifesling
  • Mounting/Storage Provisions: Storage bag, (Rigid case available, sold separately)
  • Warranty: One year

Specs

Lifesling2 Overboard Rescue System

Style Horseshoe
Type Lifesling 2

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4.6

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (6)
  • Lightweight (5)
  • Waterproof (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Boating / sailing (10)
      • Chest Size:
      • Feels too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        100% 

        (5 reviews)

        Feels too big

         
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Advanced (10), Intermediate (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Good, Solid product

    I don't intend to use this product too often, but when I need it, I want to know that it will be easy to use and be able to help anyone that should fall...Read complete review

    I don't intend to use this product too often, but when I need it, I want to know that it will be easy to use and be able to help anyone that should fall overboard no matter what size person they are. The Lifesling 2 is solid and lightweight, and can be thrown to a child or a large adult. It has a convenient storage case that can attach to your boat rails or stow neatly under a seat. It was a great purchase.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Great system, only one issue

    A great safety product. My only issue is that my 4 year old Lifesling2 storage bag has fallen apart due to exposure to the sun. Bag needs to be made of a more sun-stable...Read complete review

    A great safety product. My only issue is that my 4 year old Lifesling2 storage bag has fallen apart due to exposure to the sun. Bag needs to be made of a more sun-stable material.

    Reviewed by 16 customers

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    5.0

    Very well built

    By Catalina Sailor

    from Michigan City, IN

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Boating

      Comments about Lifesling2 Overboard Rescue System:

      Very well built product,easy to mount. This is one product i've purchased that I hope we never have to use...but if we do I have confidence it will purform as promised.

      • Chest Size:
      • Feels true to size
       
      5.0

      Lifesling2

      By Tartaned

      from Stuart, Fl

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Quick View Instructions

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Boating

        Comments about Lifesling2 Overboard Rescue System:

        Easily stored. Elegantly simple to use.

        • Chest Size:
        • Feels true to size
         
        5.0

        Don't go out without one

        By VG

        from Copperopolis CA

        About Me Intermediate

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Boating

          Comments about Lifesling2 Overboard Rescue System:

          Well Made

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Good Product Except the Bag

          By Sea Weasel

          from Vancouver BC

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Case is not durable

            Best Uses

              Comments about Lifesling2 Overboard Rescue System:

              I have had to use this device, and not just for towing buddies behind the sailboat in the summer after the race. It functions well. The ONLY thing I will say is the bag is garbage, it fills with water and other debris easily and after one season looks really rough. Now I had a life sling one and the case stayed their for years before I had the boat but it was unsightly. I am guessing the hard case is the way to go.

               
              5.0

              No Brainer

              By Restoration Man

              from Atlanta, GA

              About Me Advanced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Boating

                Comments about Lifesling2 Overboard Rescue System:

                One of those things that you hope to never need, but want there if you do need it. About the same price as a Jim Bouy horse collar type throwable, but with the advantage of being attached to the boat to make retrieval easier.

                 
                5.0

                Still the best OB rescue system

                By Ron & Cricket

                from Astoria, OR

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy to use
                • Saves Lives

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Boating
                  • Overboard Rescue

                  Comments about Lifesling2 Overboard Rescue System:

                  This product is the best and easiest to use on the market. I have been using this overboard rescue system on our sailboats since 1995.

                   
                  4.0

                  lifesling2 overboard rescue system

                  By John

                  from Mobile AL

                  About Me Advanced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Waterproof

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Boating

                    Comments about Lifesling2 Overboard Rescue System:

                    nice compact system, that is protected by the weather/uv and easy to deploy

                    • Chest Size:
                    • Feels true to size

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Price Changed?

                    By jc

                    from racine wi

                    About Me Advanced

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Lifesling2 Overboard Rescue System:

                          I have experience with this model and I am confident with it's quality and capabilities.

                          Service and delivery comments:

                          I was pleased to find a $20 coupon in my mail box this morning and immediately checked for this item online. Then I checked availability at my local store and asked them to hold one for me. Two hours later when I got to the store, the price was $5 higher than what I had seen online. The clerk and I verified the online price vs the register price and they were both higher than I had viewed hours earlier. I still bought this item as it was exactly what I wanted, but I am disappointed I had to pay more than originally advertised. The next time I will be sure to print the online advertisement before going to the store.

                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Security and reassurance.

                          By Mark

                          from Watkins Glen, NY

                          About Me Beginner

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • High quality construction

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Boating

                            Comments about Lifesling2 Overboard Rescue System:

                            For our first boat, a 1974 CAL 25 sailboat on Seneca Lake in upstate NY, the Life Sling was highly recommended by our USPS instructors and by many others in our yacht club. Easy to mount, easily deployable, with very clear instructions. This gives us a great level of confidence for MOB, which we hope will never have to be used.

                            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            easy to use safety device

                            By Jay

                            from Marblehead MA

                            About Me Advanced

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Quick to deploy

                            Cons

                            • Velcro attachment is skim

                            Best Uses

                            • Boating

                            Comments about Lifesling2 Overboard Rescue System:

                            sailing with just my wife, we need a simple device for a mob situation. This device fits the bill. its easy and quick to deploy in a short handed situation.

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