Minimum Sailing Kit
Note: Please use a soft, foldable bag as suitcases are difficult to store on board. You can, of course, unpack on board and leave your suitcase in your car.
Please bring with you…
Enough changes of clothes to last the number of days you are sailing, plus one extra set. (Always worth having a spare.)
Select clothes that are comfortable, T-shirts and the like.
Casual clothing suitable for shore wear (we sometimes visit a pub for a meal or drinks)
Warm jumper and Fleece
Soft (non marking) shoes
At least 2 pairs of warm socks
Sleeping bag (essential)
Towel & wash kit (a bag to carry your wash kit to the shower blocks and back is handy too)
Suntan lotion & lip salve (yes, even in England)
Torch with fresh batteries
Woollen hat, scarf or snood
Gloves and Sun hat or baseball hat
Shorts (always optimistic)
Own medical items, Passport if going foreign. Some money for a café/pub
Sea boots (don't buy these if you don't have a pair, a 2nd pair of soft shoes will do)
Own waterproofs, if you own them. Otherwise these an be used free of charge
Flip-flops or other slip-on shoes for wearing to the shower blocks.
Ear plugs, to keep on good terms with those who may snore!
An evening beverage of your choice & mixer, if needed
The following items are provided as part of the course…
Pillow and pillow case
Approved life jacket and harness
Use of waterproofs
Clean fleece under blankets for each course
Shearwater T Shirt
RYA Log book & certificate documents folder.