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Three shackle tether

I'm going offshore again. At age 62, and as I am less agile than I was, I want to clip on.

I just purchased a 3 shackle tether.

One quick release shackle for my harness and two heavy duty dual action shackles one on a 3 foot tether, one on a 6 foot tether.

Where do you secure the second dual action tether?

If it is connected to the D ring on the harness you lose the quick release capability...so how is the passive tether and shackle stowed safely?

Thanks in advance for recommendations.
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That depends on the dual action shackle. Some can be hooked into a slot on the other.

Never hook the dual action clip to the D rings.
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Thanks, your comment is very good workable suggestion.
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