What To Bring

Please ensure you bring the following:

  • Mobile Phone – 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.
  • USB cord to charge phone.
  • 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 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 plus underwater)
  • Camera charger
  • Phone full of new music (we’ll get bored with ours!)
  • Hard drives full of new movies we can copy – greatly appreciated.
  • Books and Magazines to pass away the time (but you will need to take them back when you leave) or better still a Kindle.
  • 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).
  • Headlamp with white and red lights (for night watches)
  • Toileteries – make sure they are eco-friendly (reqt for Galapagos)
  • Bug spray
  • 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.
  • Face masks for Covid
  • Any spare room in your bag can be used to get some of our boat gear over to us!)

We will provide the following:

  • Bath Towel and Beach Towel
  • Pillow cases and queen sized sheets
  • Doona
  • Life jackets and tethers for ocean crossings. If you have your own favourite life jacket, please feel free to bring it.
  • We have Two AIS personal beacons for MOB. If you have your own PLB then please bring it.