When nothing less than high performance and precision is acceptable, reach for your Victory Knives – XTB Sailor’s Blade. Developed and manufactured in New Zealand for Emirates Team New Zealand’s use in the 2013 America’s Cup campaign. The knife was worn on the wetsuit thigh pocket and vest as a safety requirement, it was the teamâ€TMs emergency knife for cutting away ropes during the world’s ultimate yachting series. Built for the toughest of marine situations when anything less than dependable performance can mean all the difference.
This lightweight blade is corrosion free, boasts extreme strength and is ultra sharp.
The XTB Sailor’s Blade is made from titanium, its extreme strength-to-weight ratio is unrivaled. The blade has a corrosion resistance unobtainable with even the most advanced stainless steels – stainless steel will eventually rust, titanium wont. The edge is serrated with an ultra-aggressive profile – designed for tearing through the toughest of modern ropes.
Victory Knives developed this ultimate rope blade using cutting edge design and advanced manufacturing capability. It is a global first, using laser sintering 3D printing technology and proprietary hardening process. There is no titanium waste in the manufacturing process.
- the knife that every sailor needs
- lightweight knife: 31 grams, sheath 34 grams
- compact knife & sheath: 7in length, 1.5in width (at widest point of sheath)
- knife blade of 3in
- will not rust or corrode
- proven serration design, extremely hard and sharp
- average rockwell near surface hardness typically HRC 60
- robust light sheath with secure locking mechanism
- lanyard hole and shackle spanner
- will not spark
Whether for sports, industry or in the home, Victory Knives have a reputation for unsurpassed quality, being superbly designed for the job, and with a little care can last a lifetime.
The XTB Sailor’s Blade is the ultimate blade for the toughest marine environments and the first of its kind to use laser sintering 3D printing technology and a proprietary hardening process
Will never rust – even the most dynamic stainless steel will eventually rust, titanium will not
Secure locking/quick release sheath mechanism for function and convenience. Engineered sheath guide allows for left and right preference
Ceramic PVD coating for added strength and edge holding
Developed and manufactured in New Zealand for Emirates Team New Zealand’s use in the 2013 America’s Cup campaign and Victory Knives have a lifetime guarantee