Every yachtsman needs a really sharp knife to hand at all times, especially one that can be opened easily with one hand

The Palm Folding Knife is lightweight (49g) and measures just 110mm long when closed, enabling it to fit neatly into a knife pocket of a PFD or sailing jacket.

It features a single, 70mm (2.75in) long, gently curved serrated blade made from highly corrosion-resistant stainless steel.

The blade locks in the open position, but is rounded at its tip – both are essential safety elements for a sailing knife.

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On the top of the blade is a shackle key and a hypalon tab intended for opening the knife with one hand, with the aid of your teeth, when absolutely necessary!

The knife has a bright red handle that is made from glass fibre-injected nylon and has a very grippy, deeply-knurled pattern for maximum purchase in cold and wet conditions.

A lanyard is also supplied to ensure it stays with you when you’re battling the elements.

Palm Folding Knife

•    Sharp serrated blade
•    Very grippy handle
•    Round-nosed for safety

•    Not very easily opened with one hand

Price as reviewed £12.95

The Palm Folding Knife is a simple design but it works well and is very sharp – its serrated blade cutting through 10mm line quickly and cleanly.

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