The Surf to Summit Bow Line is essential for kayaking activities. Use the bow line for tethering your kayak to docks, rafting up two kayaks or for making short-distance tows. The long adjustable length up to 7 feet makes it useful for just about anything you need to secure or attach your kayak to. The bow line strap''s premium one-inch polypropylene webbing and marine quality solid brass clips will make it a useful part of all of your kayak trips for years to come. Most kayaks used to come with this item but things have changed and now it''s an option. Attaches easily to the front of any kayak and provides an easy way to tie down your kayak at the dock or beach. Also acts as a leash when towing your boat through the surf and sand. A multiple use, must have item if you have a sit on top kayak.