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  • Writer's pictureGraham Feddersen

Marine News - January 2019

Tech file: The C-Hero Story

“… [Shane] Smith started C-Hero with the objective of helping crews with effective MOB recovery. The C-Hero system provides a proven three-minute MOB recovery while underway. The C-Hero Rescue Davit, fruit of Smith’s labors, is a lightweight portable man overboard system, which consists of a small crane and a self-tailing Harken winch, that quickly attaches to any bitt on a boat. The radial winch in this system provide mechanical assistance that allows a rescue to be performed by a single crewmember. The crane’s boom is long enough to clear tires and fenders …”

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