Apr 28, 2018
The Lifesling (MOB retrieval system) is one of those pieces of gear that we certainly hope we never have to use, but if we do, it has to work perfectly . . . and instantly.
Carolyn Shearlock tells how to check if yours is in good operating condition, lists potential problems and discusses how to fix them. Yes, both cruising boats she's owned have come with Linfeslings that had problems.
If you discover that it needs to be repacked, get the directions here — you’ll find the link to the owner’s manual that explains it and a photo series of Carolyn re-packing hers.
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Music: "Slow Down" by Yvette Craig