Your list - what to bring on sailing holiday

Your list – what to bring on sailing holiday


Every charter yacht is fully equipped for charter, so you need to bring your personal possessions, food and some recommended items.


Documents & currency

Documents & currency

  • First you need your Passport/ID card/visa
  • Your sailing log & certificates
  • Driving license – if you intend to hire a car, motorbike or other vehicle whilst
  • Personal holiday insurance documents and if you are from a European Union country, the EU medical card.
  • We recommend that you bring a combination of cash and traveler’s cheques, together with your credit cards, because the smaller and more remote ports may have not banks; no ATMs and that in small taverns credit cards may not be accepted.


Toiletries and medication


  • If you take prescribed medicine, it is advisable to bring enough with you.
  • Travel sickness pills
  • Antiseptic cream
  • Insect repellent and antihistamine cream/gel fir insect bites
  • First aid kit
  • Soap, shower gel, shampoo, sunscreen/sun cream, lip salve/screen
  • And anything else you personally may need.




  • Swimsuits
  • Towels – beach towels for sunbathing, tea towels, towels for showering (microfibre towels are excellent)
  • T-shirts
  • Shorts
  • Casual evening wear
  • Windproof jacket
  • Sailing gloves
  • Deck shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses with lanyard
  • Warm trousers
  • Wet weather gear
  • Fleece/sweater


Useful Extras

Holiday-On-Yacht-Useful Extras

  • Music CDs if you want to take advantage of the boats’ CD player
  • 2 pin continental plug adapter for use on shore (charging cameras, phones, etc. in taverns and cafes).
  • 12v car-type charger for your mobile phones, laptop, cameras etc. – the yachts have 12v sockets.


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