No too short and not too long, the Vamo 8' Mid Range leash is just right. Great for bigger surf days or with your sup surf board in average conditions. Made with high quality 7mm urethane for strength and durability. Quilted neoprene ankle cuff keeps your ankles happy and double web rail saver protects your board. Also has a quick release cuff and key pocket. 4 different colors to choose from!