JRA - her lead runs and dyes her coat pink (because the kids insisted on red accessories), so I want to buy a new lead for swimming anyway. I wasn't planning on getting one so long she'd get tangled and I would be more than a few meters away.
Unicorn - where did you get it from? I bought a 5m retractable leash but she chewed through it in less than 3 minutes the first time i put it on her. I don't want one 15m long, but at least i know that brand holds up to the water.
I can't remember, I was looking at the dogzonline site as well as ebay when I bought it, it is a cloth woven type one I do have to keep the clip oiled because the salt will cause it to seize.
But since then I have looked at our local saddlery and they have horse leads that would be suitable too and if your pup has a tendency to chew they might be a bit more durable.