Prepare your journey

Are you ready for the sailing? Let’s check it!

You must bring the following items:

  • Documents:
    • Passport with all the necessary visas if you need them for the journey;
    • Insurance, valid for the duration of your  trip, suitable for sailing sport;
    • Money (perhaps you might need some when visiting ports);
  • Medication – if you use any, please bring double the amount for the duration of the journey. Inform the captain on board about your health condition (eg allergies, diabetics) beforehand;
  • Clothes and footwear:
    • Warm clothes and a hat (it might be cold at night watch on deck);
    • Sports footwear with hard soles and a small heel (for climbing aloft);
    • Gloves for working on the rigging.
  • Personal hygiene products, towel, swimming suit, sun glasses, a sunscreen with high SPF;
    • Sleeping bag if possible (there are sleeping bags on board but personal one always better).

Items best left at home: safety equipment (weapons, sprays), valuables, expensive jewellery, hard suitcases.

Some more useful information: