SOS Reelsling Recovery System For Person Overboard

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The SOS Marine Reel Sling is a flotation device to assist and be part of a system for recovering persons overboard.

The Reel Sling features a flexible flotation collar with SOLAS reflective tape, grab handle, whistle, 150ft (50 metres) of floating retrieval line and a PVC UV proof storage bag.


  • Over 160 ft of reflective ski floating rope to assist recovery after sunset.
  • SOLAS grade reflective tape allows for identification and detection at night.
  • UV resistant stow bag.
  • Easy to transport rinse off, dry and pack away into the stow bag provided.
  • A whistle is included to help attract attention.
  • A grab handle allows ease of retrieval and deployment.
  • Solid stainless steel eyes for lifting crew.


Attach stowage bag to the inside of stern rail within easy reach of the crew and securely fasten the tail of the tether line (at base of bag) to strong anchorage point on the boat.

Always stow the floating line flaked in line compartment of stowage bag. Prior preparation of a 3:1 hoisting tackle and the identification and marking of suitable located sheet blocks and cleats may assist in lifting the patient from the water.


  • The REELSLING is constructed from pliable closed cell foam padded comfort section encased in a durable, high-visibility cover with 21lbs (10 Kilos) of flotation.
  • A grab handle sewn around the foam filled comforter to assist retrieval and deployment.
  • SOLAS grade reflective tape has been extensively used on the outside of the foam-padded comforter for easy identification and detection at night.
  • The stainless non-slip steel D-ring provides easy entry and secure closure during rescue.
  • The REELSLING has lifejacket grade safety webbing.
  • Easy-to-use operating instructions.
  • Made to be attached to your pulpit rail.
  • The retrieval line tail has to be secured to the boat before use.
  • A whistle to attract attention is included.
  • The REELSLING has 160ft or (50 metres) of reflective ski floating rope to assist.
  • Recovery after sunset.
  • This rope doesnt absorb water.
  • Stowed PVC bag made from 1100dtex PVC with UV,FR & anti fungal treated super gloss fabric.


The Sydney-to-Perth rail link is currently closed due to heavy rain and flooding. The Melbourne-to-Adelaide rail link is also closed due to damage caused by a train derailment.

This situation is causing extended delays of deliveries to Western Australia for the following shipping services:

- Australia Post eParcel - Regular
- TNT Road

If you need an order in Western Australia urgently, consider using  the "Australia Post eParcel - Express" service if it is available for your order. Alternatively contact our WA MAIL ORDER DEPARTMENT to discuss options based on stock already available in WA.


Australia Post and our Commercial Couriers are expecting the festive season to be extra busy this year. Based on their advice, we cannot guarantee orders placed after the cut-off dates listed below will be delivered by Christmas.

To avoid disappointment place your Christmas orders as early as possible.

State Regular Express
ACT 11th Dec 15th Dec
NSW 11th Dec 15th Dec
NT   5th Dec 11th Dec
QLD 11th Dec 15th Dec
SA 11th Dec 15th Dec
TAS 11th Dec 15th Dec
VIC 11th Dec 15th Dec
WA   1st Dec 11th Dec


Overseas, offshore islands and distant mainland locations may take up to 3 or 4 weeks to deliver. Please contact your local Mail Order Department to discuss specific details relating to your situation.


All orders are shipped from our Brookvale, Sydney order fulfilment centre. Orders are normally shipped within 5 business days - most quicker!

Shipping day estimates after your order leaves our fulfilment centre in Sydney are based on Australia Post domestic delivery times:

 State   Regular
 ACT   2 - 3 business days   1 - 2 business days
 NSW   2 - 4 business days   1 - 3 business days
 NT   4 - 13 business days   3 - 5 business days
 QLD   3 -12 business days   2 - 4 business days
 SA   3 - 5 business days   2 - 4 business days
 TAS   4 - 8 business days   2 - 4 business days
 VIC   3 - 5 business days   2 - 3 business days
 WA   5 - 10 business days   2 - 6 business days

Last updated 12/09/2023

* These delivery times are an estimate and actual delivery times may vary based on peak periods and other external factors. Bulky orders may take longer.

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International Shipping

We are currently unable to deliver online orders outside of Australia.

If you are located outside of Australia and wish to place an order offline. Please contact our Mail Order department or send us an enquiry via the orange help bubble located at the bottom right of this page.



Online purchases can be returned/exchanged within 30 days. Some exclusions do apply.

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