Recommended equipment

The boat must be in a safe and seaworthy condition.

 

- steering compass / bearing compass 

- up to date sea charts (pencil, compass, chart dividers)

- GPS 

- echo sound

- radar reflector 

- VHF maritime radio 

- AIS 

- up to date maritime traffic information 

- navigation lights 

- logbook 

- life jacket (with whistle) 

- safety harness 

- life raft 

- up to date flares & distress rockets 

- fire extinguisher 

- first aid kit 

- bailer 

- ground tackle 

- powerful torch

- lighter, matches

- binoculars 

- barometer 

- signal horn 

- knife 

- broadcast receiver 

- boat hook 

- fender 

- warm, weatherproof clothes 

- mosquito repellent