Lifejackets and Harnesses

The boat brake and grab line trail behind the Corsair F-24 at about six knots. With the parachute deployed boatspeed reduced to about 1.4 knots.

Last Chance Line

The self-rescue puzzle sparks the search for a quick launching rescue and recovery line.

Most sailors are familiar with Thor Heyedrahl’s adventures aboard his balsa raft Kon Tiki. Some may remember the self-rescue line that they dragged behind the boat. Since the raft travelled so slowly, this “last chance” line gave a fit sailor a sporting chance to haul himself aboard.

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