The leash represents the connection between surfboard and surfers. It is mounted on the rear upper side of the surfboard at an embedded plug-in and connected during browsing of the ankle of the rear leg of the riders. The leash is the so-called safety of each surfer. It prevents that the surfboard with a Wipe Out or is not flushed into the Impact Zone back to shore. In addition, it shows the surfers on to a cycle where top and bottom is. This one runs underwater along the leash back to the surface and has with his surfboard a floating buoy. The importance of the leash is therefore not to be underestimated and should be checked before each session. The leash must be adjusted depending on the length of surfboards and your height.
Attaching the leash on a surfboard
The leash is the rear end of the surfboards at the so-called leash plug. The rope or nylon cord is pulled through the plug. In the next step of is pulled through the loop of nylon. Now you can close the fastener.
From small to big waves can be surfed this wave rider, because it best anglesite and stable due to its volume and length is in the water. Longboards designate boards that have a length of at least 8 to 10 feet. In recent decades, and as technology advances, there are ever shorter boards. The Longboard used to maneuver a single fin.
What equipment does your water ride
As surfers do not need much to plunge into the waves – a surf board, board shorts or at low water temperatures a wetsuit, a leash and let the party begin. Where and when you should use which surfboard – we want to explain in this chapter of our book. The choice of the surfboard depends on various factors. So the skill level of the rider’s and the current surf should – conditions are considered.
The right size for your surfboard, you can calculate with the following rule of thumb: Height + 45cm = size of the surfboard. In addition, the volume and width of surfboards, the weight of the rider’s should be adjusted. All the more buoyancy has your surfboard in the water, the easier is a wave. Furthermore, large and voluminous surfboards are more stable in the water. Unfortunately, many beginners make the mistake of too small a surfboard to buy what hinders the quick success in surfing. Also, it should be noted that only one is available on the first board of this.
To protect yourself from the various temperature influences offer different clothing items the matching protection such as wetsuit, board shorts, lycra, boots, and hoods, etc.
The Leash describes a connection from the surfboard to the surfer. Here a line from the tail (end of a surfboard) is connected to the rear foot of the wave rider. The leash can save your life when surfing but also be dangerous.
In the following subsections, you will find a detailed description of each type of surfboard, leash, wax, matching clothes, etc. – so that your next surf trip a success.