If you’re serious about diving, then you need a serious dive knife for every sub aquatic excursion, and equally, no matter what sort of water based sports you enjoy, from kayaking, to sailing through to snorkelling, a good knife can be the difference between life and death. Read on to find our best five picks right now on the market.
Spyderco Atlantic Salt Rust Free Serrated Edge Knife – $63.00
This incredible knife will set you back a fair few pennies, but the pay off? It just won’t go away! This thing is totally rust free, and the reviews of the product around the web are testimony to this claim. Use it, abuse it, you won’t make it rust out no matter how you treat it. It’s got an incredibly sharp serrated blade – so much so that great care is required, but thankfully, it comes with a fantastic sheath and has a rounded end to help avoid nasty accidents.
Promate Scuba Dive Snorkel Titanium Knife with Straps and Sheath – $36.00+
This is just a seriously good all rounder. For as little as around $40, you can get yourself a titanium knife that comes with a fantastic sheath, excellent straps, and a great blade, straight out of the bag. It’s not the biggest knife out there but for serious divers who want something small and sweet, it really fits the bill. Available in a range of high visibility colours, and built to last, this is a serious piece of equipment against the investment. Very little maintenance is required, other than a rub down and rinse after use. A great blade at a great price.
Fury Dive Knife, 9 Inch Rubber Grip with Secure Sheath and Leg Straps – $11.60
OK, so we really wanted to include something that isn’t going to break the bank, and this is the knife. It’s simple, to the point and does what it says on the tin. Is it the best blade you are ever going to see? No. Is it going to last as long as a top end knife? No. But, on the plus side, it has a great razor edged blade, good leg straps, a reliable sheath and a stainless steel blade, for less money than it will probably cost you to drive to your local dive spot! It needs looking after to protect against rust, but for this price it’s to be expected!
Deep See by Aqua Lung Squeeze Lock Ti-Tanto Tip Dive Knife – $52.95
This is a serious knife for serious divers! With a wealth of fantastic features, this should be a knife that never lets you down. It boats a fantastic ‘squeeze’ lock mechanism, which is a great safety feature, the blade is constructed form high grade beta alloy titanium, and won’t rust if looked after. This is a great lightweight knife from a manufacturer that is trusted throughout the water sports community. A great buy for anyone serious about finding a lightweight and secure product.
Seavenger Titanium Dive Knife & Knife Strap – $42.59
This is a great mid range knife which won’t be too hard on the wallet, but should last and last. Constructed from 100% corrosion resistant titanium alloy, it should be as rust free is it is sharp and strong. It is classified as ‘featherweight’, meaning it comes in at around half the weight of steel, and has an excellent rubber handle that is true and secure in your hand. The versatile blade includes a line cutter, a serrated edge as well as a titanium butt, designed for underwater signalling. This isn’t the most expensive looking knife, but since it isn’t the most expensive costing, and it does the job just fine, we think it’s a fantastic mid range buy!