Elastic towline that is contracted close to the body when at rest During use, the elastic belt material expands and allows a sufficient radius of action.
An essential rescue and recovery tool not only for the canoe instructor. In connection with an emergency chest strap on the life jacket, the cowtail is a universal aid for rescue and recovery.
In addition to the towing function in an emergency (for example when an unconscious swimmer hooks into place, the cowtail can be useful for holding a boat for a short time. In calm water, the cowtail is used for towing boats.
Danger! Using a cowtail in whitewater requires training and a high level of healthy self-assessment. Serious accidents can occur if the tow line is used in unsuitable situations. Take care!