Second – and this is actually the cool MacGyver part – is what Silver Cord is calling the Bail Safe Device. The quick release pin attached to the leash’s cuff basically acts as an eject button, detaching the surfer from their board without having to rip the velcro cuff off their ankle when a leash gets tangled or wrapped around your legs during a tumble.
Of course, there’s always the whole safety factor thing that is important, which is what inspired Craig Drysdale to invent and design what he’s calling the “safest leash ever built. “I have always been a surfer at heart, even after I had a bit of a break,” said Craig. “Then, sometime last year, I was persuaded to go for a surf at a fun reef break in South Africa.
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