Rescue Throw Bags

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The two main advantages of MARSARS buoyant ball weighted line are speed & accuracy:

  1. A full distance first and second throw, if needed, can be made within 20 seconds
  2. An accurate full distance second throw

Instructions for full distance first and second throw:

Figure 1. You need to develop hand/eye coordination
Figure 2. Cast unopened bag back and forth
Figure 3. Remove and hold ball in weak hand
Figure 4. Holding ball – cast bag
Figure 5. Aim to place thrown line within arm’s reach
Figure 6. If you miss; (if you make it, skip to Figure 14)
Figure 7. With dominate hand make V with middle and index fingers
Figure 8. Place and hold barrel knot between both finger knuckles
Ball is now suspended from dominate hand
Figure 9. Retrieve and place each coil atop opened dominate hand
Figure 10. Make sure no coil is LOWER than ball
Figure 11. With empty bag retrieved
Figure 12. Cast coiled heaving line
Figure 13. Underarm casting method works best
Figure 14. A well-thrown line should land full distance within arm’s reach

75′ Rescue Heaving Line


100′ Rescue Heaving Line


  • 1800 lb strength
  • Buoyant 3/8″ diameter line
  • Multi-filimant polyprolyene construction
  • Soft vinyl ball

150′ Rescue Long Throw


  • Doubles your throwing reach
  • Used as a messenger to advance a heavier line, PFDs, or buoyant device.
  • 2,200 lb. strength Spectra

150′ Tag Line Messenger


  • Used as a messenger to advance a heavier line
  • 500 lb. test strength parachute cord
  • Free practice training ball included

Second Chance Rescue Throw Bags

  • Designed for full-distance first, and if  needed, second throw within 20 seconds.
  • When thrown, Wiffle®  ball at carry handle improves throw distance and release.
  • 50′ to 90′ bags feature 1800 lbs BS, 9mm-3/8″ inch diameter polypropylene kernmantle line,
  • 110′ bag line offers5/16″ diameter line of 1500 lbs. BS.

50′ (boat based) 


75′ (land based)


90′ (land based)


110′ (land based, use from heights)



Second Chance Throw Bags w/ Light

This product is a tool for day or night rescue.

  • This lithium powered light can be attached with velco to your Second Chance Rescue Throw Bags.
  • Waterproof four function light for night


50′ (boat based) 


75′ (land based)


90′ (land based)


110′ (land based, use from heights)


Replacement Light for Second Chance Throw Bags


  • Can be seen up to 1 mile
  • Runtime up to 200+ hours each
  • Modes:
    • Fast Strobe
    • Slow Strobe
    • Steady On
    • Steady Off
  • Heavy Duty 3M Adhesive Back
  • Waterproof , Dustproof, and Shockproof
  • Easy-Pull Tab
  • Colors: Red, Yellow, or Blue