Don’t leave the dock without these items! They make sailing safer for you and your crewmates. As a carrier, use a soft duffel bag for easy stowing without metal buckles that can scratch woodwork.
- Non-skid deck shoes (or sea boots) with non-marking soles.
- Heavy-duty gloves (preferably leather) for line handling (fingertips cut off is OK).
- Warm clothing head to foot (Note: The ambient temperature on the water is usually lower than on land).
- Foul-weather gear
- Knife on lanyard
- Whistle on a lanyard
- Food and drink