SailNet Community - View Single Post - What sailing knife do you use?
View Single Post
post #24 of Old 03-13-2012
Mermaid Hunter
SVAuspicious's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: on the boat - Chesapeake
Posts: 3,984
Thanks: 0
Thanked 158 Times in 141 Posts
Rep Power: 9
Re: What sailing knife do you use?

Originally Posted by JonEisberg View Post
A sailor's choice of a knife should take into consideration what sort of cordage you have on your boat... For anyone with a fair amount of hi-tech rope aboard, halyards or sheets with spectra/Dyneema cores, and whatnot, this knife from Boye is the way to go... It cuts that stuff like no other rigging knife I've seen...
I have that exact knife. The blade is great and it has held up over a whole bunch of years. The spike on the other hand was grossly inadequate. The point broke off about 3/16" just trying to break a knot.

sail fast and eat well, dave
S/V Auspicious
beware "cut and paste" sailors.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
SVAuspicious is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome