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Re: What sailing knife do you use?

Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
I don't know of one, but try to google around. The green wax part is soft and covers a razor sharp hook blade. The rest is what you hold onto. You put the wax hook over the tether and pull. Easy peasy.
Ok good -- I have a picture in my mind now, thanks. The only issue as you describe is that I don't use a tether the boats I race (Scots, Sonars, etc.). If I were to get caught in a line, it would be around the ankle.

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