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Besides nationality, what do the Swiss America’s Cup syndicate Alinghi and knife manufacturer Wenger have in common? Answer: A partnership that has produced a well-thought-out, sailing-specific knife. The Alinghi Knife features the best pliers I’ve ever seen on a folding knife, a locking blade, a line gauge, various screwdrivers, and a spike—all designed to help you MacGyver yourself out of tight spots. In addition, the knife is treated to ensure that it won’t rust, even when exposed to salt water. Two models are available. $135. Wenger, 800-431-2996, www.wengerna.com

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