Designed to meet the NFPA 1983 specification for a floating water rescue throwline, our NFPA Throwline, made with a Dyneema® core and polypropylene sheath, handles extremely well. The bright yellow color is highly visible.
Rope is sold by the foot. Please contact customer support for maximum length available.
NFPA 1983 Throwline Performance Requirements
Minimum Breaking Strength of 13 kN (2,922 lbf)
Minimum diameter of 7 mm (7/64 in) and a maximum diameter of 9.5 mm (3/8 in)
After a 24-hour immersion in water, the entire length of the throwline must float to the surface within one minute.
Throwlines: A Safe Choice
A throwline bag is the safest way to reach a subject in fast-moving or still water. It provides a downstream safety backup when rescuers must enter the water. Throwline bags should be kept in patrol cars, ambulances and other emergency response vehicles.
Whether you are just starting out in the rescue industry, looking for a course to brush up on your skills, in need of specific refresher training, or want to take your team to the next level, Safe Rescue has courses developed to fit your needs.
Guided by Safe Rescue’s veteran instructors, students train hands-on solving realistic rescue scenarios operating in real world conditions. Utilizing this type of applied learning allows trainees to apply the knowledge and skills gained during both classroom learning and hands-on training in actual rescue situations. Our training complex offers both indoor and outdoor fields with innovative props and climate controlled classroom spaces for rescue courses taught by some of the top instructors in the Southeast.