V Dept Questions & Answers - Is Line Required For Throwable Device? http://blogs-it.cgaux.org/vqa.php?tempskin=_atom b2evolution 2018-02-22T04:28:37Z Is Line Required For Throwable Device? Paul Mayer http://blogs-it.cgaux.org/vqa.php/2012/08/08/is-line-required-for-throwable-device 2012-08-08T01:03:19Z 2012-08-08T01:03:45Z Question: Does your Throwable device need a line or rope attached to it?

Answer: The rule states that Throwable devices shall be "immediately available." But our training shows that good practice is to have a line attached so you can pull the throwable back in if you do not get it close to the target and to be able to pull the person back to the boat as well.