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WEST MARINEORC-Specification Single Safety Tether


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Model # 11878709 | Mfg # 284.SET.BUPC # 25282108879


ORC-Specification Single Safety Tether

Name Value
Boat End Hardware Double-Action Hook
Harness End Hardware Snap Shackle

Product Overview

Elastic single tether has a 6' leg that extends from 41" to 72".

This tether meets all ORC Special Regulation requirements for strength, design and features for sailboat racing.

It incorporates a lightweight aluminum double-action safety hook, built-in stress indicator.

Key Features

  • Includes a bright overload indicator flag embedded in the stitching that is exposed when the tether is stressed to the point of needing replacement (about 900lb. of force triggers the flag).
  • The boat-end aluminum safety hook has an easy-to-use double-action gate that automatically locks closed, so it won’t accidentally release from attachment points
  • Double-action gate is extremely easy to open in one ergonomic movement without pinching your hands
  • Internal elastic located inside the webbing cover retracts when not under load, staying out of the way
  • Non-magnetic, stainless steel snap shackle at chest closes securely and easily releases from the harness when it is under load
  • Kong ISO 12401 compliant tethers are available at West Marine as a special order


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