What to bring?

Packlist for charter holidays

Please do not use bulky luggage because there is not enough space on yachts for suitcases – soft travelling bags are suitable.

Documents

- Passport

- Flight tickets / Electronic tickets

- Sailing licence (Bareboat Charter)

- VHF licence (for some countries)

- Charter contract

- Voucher / Boarding pass for charter – if available

- Contact details of the charter base

- Own logbook

- Crew list (several copies)

- Checklists for check-in

Finance

- Money

- Credit Card

- Traveller Cheques (in some countries)

- PIN number / sec. code for credit card

- Purse for crew expenses

- Cash in local currency

Health

- Medicine

- Sun protection

- Glasses

- Sunglasses

- Vaccination certificate (travelling to exotic destinations)

- Mosquito spray

Literature

- Travel guide

- Nautical travel guide

- Dictionary

- Manual with nautical basic knowledge

- Maps and charts

Electronic devices

- Mobile phone

- Mobile GPS

- Laptop / netbook

- Charger

- Adapter / world plus

- Batteries

- Camera / underwater camera

Entertainment

- CD’s, MP3 Player

- Game of cards

- World receiver

- Books

Clothes

- Warm jacket

- Oilskins / sailing clothes

- Sweater / pullover

- Shirts / T-shirts / tops

- Shorts / jeans

- Underwear

- Cap / hat

- Swimsuit

- Sailing shoes

- Sandals / flip flops

- Bathing shoes

- Shorts / jeans

Others

- Sailing gloves

- Dish cloth

- Bag / backpack for excursions

- Matches

- Dividers, triangular protractor, pencil

- Swiss knife / leatherman (not in hand luggage!)

- Small binoculars

- Snorkelling mask (standard equipment on many yachts but you might want to bring your own)

- Washing things / cosmetics

- Towels

 - Torch

- Some small lines / ropes

- Wind indicators for the foresail genoa

 

A lot of items are only important for the captain – of course charts and handbooks are on board of you yacht as well as everything you need for navigation. But many skippers would like to taker their own equipment.

 

We wish you a very nice sailing trip!