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Adventures Offshore will provide you with specialist offshore sailing waterproof jacket and trousers on loan for the duration of your voyage. You will also be issued with a life jacket.

On this page you will find details of what personal equipment to bring with you.

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Please do not bring suitcases or framed rucksacks as these will not fit on board - soft kit bags such as those shown on the left are best. We recommend packing clothing inside plastic bags. Particularly on longer trips, you may also want to pack a small day sack.

Personal equipment

We recommend that you bring lots of layers so that you can pick clothing appropriate to the conditions on board.

Voyages longer than 2 days


All footwear should be non-slip. Cheap wellies are OK but often not non-slip and if they have black soles may mark the deck. Proper sailing wellies are great but expensive so unless you already own some don't bother just for a few days or a week. The best option is two pairs of trainers - an old pair to wear on the boat and maybe get wet and a better pair for going ashore.

Cameras & other electrical items

Cameras, mobile phones, MP3 players and other electrical items are brought at your own risk. You will need to look after them on board, and there may be times when you are asked to put them away. We do not have the facility to charge these items on board.

If you are in doubt about what kit to take, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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