The Boker Plus Voortrekker, built as a friction folder, got its name from the Boer pioneers in the Cape region, who began migrating northeast in 1835. The pocketknife was designed by the South African custom knifemaker J.D. van Deventer. It has a D2 blade with a light stonewash finish that doesn't lock when opened. The closed knife has a protruding spur that helps with opening the blade. When the thumb is placed on the spur while the blade is open, it can be used as securely as a locking knife. The extremely light Voortrekker has a handle of black G10 and does not have a clip, because carrying a clipped friction folder in your pocket is not recommended. Instead, the knife comes with a compact Kydex sheath, so it can be worn as a neck knife.