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Old 03-13-2012
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Re: What sailing knife do you use?

Don't carry a knife on a regular basis. But I have available a Leatherman tool and if I am attending something that needs fixing that is likely to be with me. But if I need to cut something thre is a box cutter with a new blade available but if it is a serious job like a rope around the prop the bread knife with it's serrated edge is the weapon of choice.

Da** fishpots with transparent coke bottle floats set sub surface.

BUT there has been a deal of talk recently about clipping on when out of the cockpit. I rarely bother with my safety harness and when I do I am usually clipped on in such a way as to be held on the boat if I fell. However the stories about people being recovered drowned because they were dragged along has made me think that perhaps I should have a cutaway knife of the type the parachutists use tied to the harness.

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