Pains Wessex Line Thrower 250
Pains Wessex Line Thrower 250 is a self-contained line-throwing appliance consisting of a weatherproof plastic casing with end cap, twist-grip trigger assembly, rocket, and line. To comply with SOLAS requirements, four complete rocket and line assemblies (Item No. 9502000) should be carried on board. The device has a throwing range of between 230m and 250m. A solid propellant is used which guarantees a highly accurate flight path even in strong side winds.
The Pains Wessex 250 is designed for ease of operation in the most extreme weather conditions. It can be used in all situations where a line is required to be passed accurately and quickly, these include
All line-throwing operations at sea between vessels, ship-to-shore, shore-to-ship, and shore-based rescue services.
Rescue of swimmers in distress.
Line carrying across obstacles and rough terrain.