The NRS Compact Rasta Rescue Throw Bag does more than make you smile every time you look at it. It's also a must-have safety tool to help you and your buddies in swiftwater emergency situations. . This product ships directly from NRS and will leave their warehouse in 2-3 business days. Eligible for UPS ground shipping only. . . . Compact size rescue bag fits easily in tight spaces such as kayak cockpits while performing much like a standard size throw bag.. . Rugged Cordura(R) bag has bands of red, yellow and green that are highly visible in varying water colors and conditions.. . The 1/4 in. polypropylene rope also has red, yellow and green woven into it for visibility.. . The rope has a 1,000 pound tensile strength, and it floats on the water for good visibility and easier grasping.. . A barrel-lock drawstring is incorporated in a flared nylon top for smoother throws, plus easy reloading and closure.. . Internal foam flotation keeps the bag on the top of the water where you need it for rescue. . . . Rope knots reduce tensile strength. For this reason, NRS makes no claims regarding a rescue bag's strength. Maximum load indicated is for the rope alone.