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Why You Need a Boat Knife

Whether you use your boat for weekend excursions or as a tool of your livelihood, you understand just how much there is to remember about your boat at all times. This includes maintenance and registration and insurance and a million other little things. After a while, most of these become second nature where you take care of the day-to-day responsibilities without even thinking about them. This is usually a good thing but certain tools will become less and less effective as they age and since you use them everyday you have learned to compensate for their diminishing effectiveness. A knife is one of those tools that you might notice is either dull or beat up, but you might not. A...

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Why You Should Bring a Knife When You Go Camping: Part Two

In our last blog we discussed why you should always have a knife with you or in your first aid kit when you go camping. In this entry we will go over some reasons why the knife you take camping or boating should be a Boye Knife. We make our blades by hand out of a special alloy that keeps an edge better than other knives, and has proven time and time again to stay sharp and have the cutting power you need. Pick up one of our blades today for the last knife you’ll ever need. Ways to Use a Knife While Camping As we mentioning in our last entry, a good knife has a wide variety of uses...

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Why You Should Bring a Knife When You Go Camping: Part One

Camping is one of the most fun times that you can have. It is a great activity to do on your own, with your family, or with your friends, and you can go camping any time of the year (yes, even during the winter.) Camping is probably the best way to get out of town and away from the stresses of the everyday world. Studies have shown that camping and many other forms of wilderness recreation actively reduce stress levels and increase creativity. If you have been wanting to work on some writing or some art, going camping might be just the shot in the arm that you need. When you go camping you need to remember to be prepared....

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Basic Tools You NEED on Your Boat

Anytime you head out on the boat, you should always be prepared for common accidents. Even if you’re only planning on heading out on the water for an hour or two, basic safety equipment is an absolute necessity. However, there are a few more tools you should always keep easily accessible on the water. A Well-Equipped Toolbox Just about every fisherman has made the mistake of heading out on the water without a well-equipped toolbox, only to find themselves stranded in the middle of the lake without a functioning motor. While you’ll probably be able to paddle yourself back to the dock, you’ll be better off if you have the basic tools required to fix the motor while you’re out...

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Signs of a Good Knife

Finding the perfect folding boat knife is often a matter of great debate. Whether you love folding knives that fit in your pocket or you prefer a high-quality single-piece blade with a cord-wrapped handle, it’s entirely up to you. Regardless of your personal preference, there are a few characteristics of a good knife that you should look for when upgrading from your rusted pocket knife. Great Workmanship A knife is only as good as the craftsman behind it. When you’re looking for a great blade, look for one with high-quality workmanship. The last thing you want is for your knife to break on you when you’re trying to cut through rigging. Look for a blade that has a strong and...

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