Finding the balance between packing light and having the right kit on board can be challenging, we hope the lists below help. We always try and secure storage for items whilst racing and recommend a bag for storage and a bag for onboard whilst racing. Please avoid cotton as they are not suitable for the damp environment. There may be a temptation to assume that sailing in warm countries means foul weather gear will not be necessary, although we hope this is true we’d prefer you to prepare for the worst and hope for the best
“prepare for the worst and hope for the best”
If you rely on medication to maintain your health then we will ask you to bring at least twice the amount you expect to consume and store half of it in the grab bag.