June 2011 Issue
West Marine Updates Recalled Tether
West Marine has released a new, improved version of the safety tethers it voluntarily recalled last summer. As we reported in the August 2010 issue, West Marine recalled its model 9553512 (single) and 9553504 (double) safety tetherswhich featured Kong hooks on the boat end and snap shackles on the user endover concerns about the durability of the split ring connecting the snap shackles release pin and the lanyard.
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