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Sup foil leash

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Created by Murman Tuesday, 12 Feb 2019
Murman
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Tuesday , 12 Feb 2019 2:42AM
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does anyone know of a good sup foil leash and would a real leash be strong enough ?

juandesooka
181 posts
Tuesday , 12 Feb 2019 3:46AM
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I have been using a da kine coil leash, unfortunately now stretched to be mostly uncoiled.
Other people have posted about using regular surf leashes, with a cork on it to keep it floating and avoid tangles with wings.
Someone at my local beach is using a reel leash, on his waist, with some kind of adapter, I believe he got it from BluePlanet -- I never got a close look at it, but could investigate their site maybe.

sweats
19 posts
Tuesday , 12 Feb 2019 4:42AM
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I use a Oceanus EEL leash attached to a velcro belt. The leash is attached to a bungee uphaul from a windsurfing rig which in turn is attached to the board. I copied the idea from Blue Planet. Works well with minimal entanglement. Not so great in crowded spots as the reel leash can play out a long way.

sweats
19 posts
Tuesday , 12 Feb 2019 4:43AM
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Mwstard
35 posts
Tuesday , 12 Feb 2019 5:11AM
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I'd wondered what they were. Been using an Ion SUP waist belt leash and its been fine so far. Converted to waist belts, coiled leashes seem the best compromise I've used so far (not getting caught up / dragging / kill-zone to terrifying recoil ratio etc).

paul.j
QLD, 2748 posts
Tuesday , 12 Feb 2019 7:21AM
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Been using these for a while now and they work perfect on a SUP foil.

www.nologooceanaccessories.com

colas
2960 posts
Tuesday , 12 Feb 2019 4:16PM
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I also use a coiled 10' leash with a waist belt. An ideal setup, especially for getting in and out of the water.

I insert a tube (paddle shaft + wine corks) in the coils secured by velcro to keep their shape while stored.




Mwstard
35 posts
Wednesday , 13 Feb 2019 4:44AM
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Thanks Colas, what a great idea. Best get some wine then.



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