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RS 14

For low freeboard rescues, the RS 14 - Manual Recovery Strap is all you need to save the day. Once the strap has been secured around the MOB, integrated handles allow a pull to safety. The C-Hero RS 14 improves your risk mitigation by allowing the rescuer to stay on deck and reach down to the person in water (PIW). The strap is then used for a vertical recovery.  Contact us for pricing.

Patent Pending in US, UK, Canada & Europe

"I don't feel safe on a vessel without the C-Hero Rescue Pole!"
Capt. K. Brown
Ingram Barge Company


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The video above is an example of the C-Hero RS 14 - Manual Recovery Strap in a man overboard (MOB) drill scenario



This intuitive rescue system, goes over the person and under the arms, to attach the lifting strap for a vertical recovery. Crew members stay inside the bulwarks when using. It provides quick recovery of conscious and unconscious people. The RS 14 - Manual Recovery Strap has two 1” web straps, with alternating handles that snap together so 1 or 2 people can lift. This is a good system if you don’t have a lifting davit. Lift with your legs!



  • 2 detachable 6ft. long foam filled poles

  • 3/4” aluminum tubing

  • 7 ft. closed hoop with foam filled covers, strong to pull body close

  • Holding blocks and snaps, that detach the strap when deployed

  • 2” web strap for lifting, with a one way slide buckle that won’t back out

  • “V” cleat for holding the lift line and keeping it
    out of the way

  • The Recovery Straps have two 1” web straps with alternating handles that snap together so 1 or 2 people can lift

Tech Specs


Overall Reach (m)

4.2 m

Overall Reach (ft)

14 ft

Pole Ø (cm)

3.2 cm

Pole Ø (in)

1.25 in

Weight (kg)

4.3 kg

Weight (lb)

  9.5 lbs