Gear List

 Skippers MUST COMPLETE THE BASIC EQUIPMENT CHECKLIST here before their boats will be allowed to start in the RaiD.

N.B. 1. : With 70 people traveling with the RaiD, the amount of gear becomes a major issue. Their will be a strict limit 28 Kg per person. We suggest you weigh you gear before you come. This limit will be enforced.

N.B. 2. : There will be a marquee set up at each evening stop over. This will be available to dry clothing each evening. At some stopovers basic washing facilities will be available.

Sailing Gear

  1. Wet Weather Gear, Wet Suit, Dry Suit

  2. PFD 1

  3. 2 Pairs Polypropylene or wollen thermal underwear – long sleeved top and long johns.

  4. Polar fleece jacket (preferred) or woollen jumper

  5. Sailing Boots or Wet Suit Booties

  6. Beanie and Sunhat and Sunscreen

  7. Sunglasses

  8. Shorts

Evening Wear

  1. 3 Warm long pants – evening camp

  2. 3 Shirts / t-shirts – 3 recommended

  3. Socks – 3 pairs recommended

  4. ? Underwear  (Leave that up to you!)

  5. Lightweight footwear

  6. Polar fleece jacket (preferred) or woollen jumper or Light Rain Shell

Personal Gear

  1. Toiletries

  2. Towel or body chamois – light and quick to dry

  3. Swimming costume

  4. Water bottle – at least 1.5 litres

  5. Plastic mug, plate, bowl and Cutlery.   (Clearly Named to avoid confusion)

  6. Camera, small torch, binoculars

  7. Tent, sleeping bag and mat.