This page addresses Crew Overboard and the Lifesling crew-overboard rescue system
Great video on how to use the LIfesling on a sail or powerboat to rescue someone who has fallen overboard.
Watch the Women of Seattle Sailing Club practice the use of the Lifesling hoist
First-person account of a rescuing a kayaker with a Lifesling
Intro to the Lifesling by Chuck Hawley, former Chair of US Sailing Safety at Sea
Article from Practical Sailor comparing overboard recovery gear.
Using a Lifesling from a sailiboat under power (and sail) to recover a 'man overboard'. Authors share their opinions about the best way to use a Lifesling.
Resource provided by US Sailing Safety at Sea
In Practical Sailor:
Press release on cause of crew overboard fatality from Team Scallywag.
Some of these materials are a bit dated, but still useful reference on the Lifesling
2:15 hr video of joint presentation by Storm Trysail Club, Cruising Club of America, and New York Yacht club in early 2021