This compact marine tool houses seven separate tools in one which you can connect to your belt so you can have each to hand any time you need them. The multi-purpose tool includes a serrated blade and marlin spike for rope work and emergency cutting as well as a shackle cutter and others.
The tools can be revealed with one hand for quick and easy access and the innovative handle ensures good grip even with wet hands. An essential tool for safety whilst sailing.
Folded Length 95mm Open Length 165mm Blade Length 70mm Liner lock to prevent accidental closure. Thumb stud on knife blade for one-handed opening. G10 Composite handle for wet and dry grip. Serrated blade edge for quick and effective rope cutting. Integrated shackle key, webbing cutter, 8mm spanner, flathead screwdriver and bottle opener. Marlin spike for ropework. Machined ‘Gill Grip’ provides extra grip. Supplied with a moulded nylon pouch.
Titanium coated 420 stainless steel for even greater corrosion resistance.
REGULATORY State Knife Laws
CAUTION: Knives are governed by state laws and cannot be sold to any person under the age of 18 years. Proof of Identity may be required when purchasing any knives.
In this state a normal fixed blade or folding knife is referred to as a “regulated weapon” and “a person must not possess, carry or use and regulated weapon without lawful excuse” and “a person must not carry a regulated weapons unless it is carried in a safe and secure manner consistent with the lawful excuse for which it is possessed or is carried or is to be used”. A lawful excuse includes:
the pursuit of any lawful employment duty or activity; and participation in any lawful sport, recreation or entertainment.
The Summary Offences Act 1998 makes it an offence for a person to have custody of a knife in a public place without reasonable excuse. The Act specifies a number of reasonable excuses for having custody of a knife. Under the Act it is a reasonable excuse for a person to have custody of a knife, if the custody is reasonably necessary in all circumstances including:
– lawful pursuit of the person’s occupation
– preparation or consumption of food or drink
– participation in a lawful entertainment, recreation or sport or during travel to or from or incidental to these activities.
The Weapons Act 1990 says “a person must not physically possess a knife in a public place or a school, unless the person has a reasonable excuse”. A reasonable excuse is includes:
to perform a lawful activity, duty or employment; or
to participate in a lawful entertainment, recreation or sport; or
for use for a lawful purpose.
The Act goes on to give examples:
– a person may carry a knife on his or her belt for performing work in primary production;
– a fisher may carry a knife for use while fishing.
– a person may use a knife to prepare or cut food at a restaurant in a public place or when having a picnic in a park.
– a person may carry a pen knife or Swiss army knife for use for its normal utility purposes.
The above is listed for the information of our knife owners only and does not reflect the writer nor is it legal advice.