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Wenger Alinghi 177

Small W icon to represent Wenger The Wenger Alinghi 177 model is intended for maritime use, having a large marlinspike / shackle opener. This model, and the others in the Alinghi series, are also known as the Yachtsman. This model was developed in cooperation with the Switzerland based Alinghi sailing race team, which first won the America's Cup in 2003. The Alinghi comes with a fitted nylon sheath.

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Layer Tools

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Scale Tools

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Scales

Black Nylon scales, contoured in the Evolution style to fit the hand. Deep checkering is moulded into the thumb area on both sides. One side carries the Wenger cross logo, along with the Wenger name and 'Alinghi' is molded into the scales. The cross logo icon is a push button, which, when depressed, releases the liner lock on the knife blade.

History

Introduced in the summer of 2007.
Alinghi was the name given to the 2003 Switzerland based racing team and boat set up for the America's Cup race, by Ernesto Bertarelli. It raced under the colors of the Société Nautique de Genève . The Alinghi team won the America's Cup challenge in 2003 in Auckland New Zealand. This was the first time a team was successful in their first attempt to challenge for the cup, and marked for the first time in the 152-year history of the challenge that America's Cup was taken to Europe. The Alinghi team successfully defended its title in 2007 at the America's Cup in Valencia, Spain.

Physical Specifications

Length: 130mm

Identifiers

  • 1.077.177.000: Black Nylon scales (US Model Number: 20011)

Related Knives

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  • Mike Horn Ranger - Four layers with pliers and a metal saw/file; Features two large blades

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