surf-line

/ˈsɜf-laɪn/ (say 'serf-luyn)

noun
a rope which is attached, at one end, to the beltman and at the other end to the surf-reel, with which the beltman and the person rescued are pulled to safety, by rewinding the surf-reel.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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