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What to bring

What to bring clearly depends on the time of year that you will be sailing. Some basic rules will always apply.

The bag

Ideally, this will be a soft bag, so that if it gets thrown around below it won't do any damage. Many people bring bags with wheels and make sure they are stowed carefully. Completely solid suitcases should be avoided, and will definitely make you unpopular with the skipper.


Layers are the key. While the Mediterranean climate is usually very warm, a stiff breeze when you are a few miles offshore can rapidly bring the temperature down. Having clothes that can layer will really help.

Other essentials

Suncream and sunglasses are a must. Swimsuits. Something smart to go out in if that is your thing. Enough changes of clothes (and footwear) in case you get soaked.
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