The new Downwind leash has an innovative clip design, that is easy to release, and will not rust. The leash has features and specifications designed for open water paddling, downwind as well as leisure paddling.
78% of all surfski coaches recommend you use a leash whenever you paddle offshore, independent of conditions.
Always wash your leash in fresh water after use.
Always inspect your leash before each use.
Practice putting the leash on and off while in the ski.
This device is intended for open-water use only.
IT IS NOT DESIGNED to be load or force bearing and will snap under load or force.
DO NOT USE IT AS A SURFING LEASH IN BREAKING WAVES.
You should train yourself to not lose your craft in the event of capsizing without relying on a leash. That is your primary safety responsibility. Your leash is only a fall-back safety option when capsizing.