What To Bring

Please ensure you bring the following:

  • Mobile Phone (if you want) – you can pick up a SIM when you get here or have a look at Google Fi – an excellent option when you travel a lot.
  • Mobile Phone Charger – 12 volt (see photo below)

  • Lightweight Waterproof Jacket (for the tropical rain)
  • Wide brimmed sunhat and sunscreen
  • Clothes (obviously)
  • Warm jacket, beanie and pants (only if doing night passages in colder climes).
  • Polaroid sunglasses for improved underwater visibility
  • Keeper strap for sunglasses
  • Soft soled shoes (or go barefoot) for the deck,  and shoes/tivas for hiking.
  • A camera (Still and/or Video)
  • Camera charger
  • iPOD or iPhone full of new music (we’ll get bored with ours!)
  • Hard drives full of new movies greatly appreciated.
  • DVDs, Books and Magazines to pass away the time (but you will need to take them back when you leave)
  • Soft bags for easy stowage (no hard suitcases!!!)
  • Bathers (Australian venicular; or Swim suit for you yanks) and Snorkelling Gear (swim fins are useful)
  • Electricity converters (boat has 230V Australian and European plugs). Note we only turn on 230V some of the time.
  • Torch (if you have one)
  • Toileteries
  • Money for  kitty (common costs split between everyone – see boat policies)
  • Travel Insurance (that includes offshore sailing)
  • Passport
  • Own Drink Bottle for refilling from boat water.
  • Any spare room in your bag can be used to get some of our boat gear over to the Carribean!)

We will provide the following:

  • Bath Towel and Beach Towel
  • Pillow case and queen sized sheets
  • Doona
  • Life jackets and tethers for ocean crossings