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  • Writer's pictureGraham Feddersen

MarineLink - September 5, 2018

Harken Industrial to manufacture and distribute C-Hero®Man Overboard Rescue System

"... C-Hero® Rescue Davit: The rescue davit 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. (A bitt is a pair of posts on the deck used for fastening mooring lines or cables.) The radial winch in this system provides 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.

C-Hero VR12® Rescue Pole: The intuitive system provides quick recovery of conscious or unconscious persons who have fallen overboard. Deployed via a 12-foot lightweight pole, a strap goes over the person in the water and then under their arms for a vertical recovery using the rescue davit. Crew members stay onboard and inside the bulwarks while performing the rescue ..."

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