Gear Roundup: Charter Essentials | Cruising World

Gear Roundup: Charter Essentials

Planning a charter? Don't cast off without these essential items to ensure smooth sailing.

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Matador transit tote

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Never be without a bag again. Whether you’re on a shopping trip or just need to carry some gear down to the boat, the Transit Tote can handle it. The tote stuffs into the integrated pouch, has an 18-liter capacity and is made out of waterproof ripstop material with leak-proof seams.

$40 • www.matadorup.com

Cape horn ruled notebook

Cape horn ruled notebook

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This classy notebook, which boasts a recycled sail patch from a boat that has reached Cape Horn, is the perfect place to record your charter memories. Each 240-page notebook opens flat and contains a gusseted pocket for mementos.

$30 • www.amazon.com

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Garmin virb 360

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Planning an adventure? Capture the total experience with the Virb 360. The easy-to-use camera records 360-degree sound and video, and the image stabilization ensures a smooth result.

$800 • www.amazon.com

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Toad & Co. aquaflex dress

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Put through the paces on a recent charter trip in Cuba, the AquaFlex dress proved perfect for the occasion. It features a flattering fit, and the quick-dry fabric is great for splashy dinghy rides or a stand-up paddleboard cruise around the harbor.

$85 • www.toadandco.com

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Oluka Pehuea

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For days when you’re doing plenty of walking, you need more support than typical flip-flops can offer. The Pehuea combines the slip-on ease of a sandal with the comfort of a highly breathable sneaker, and the nonmarking sole will keep the decks scuff free.

$80 • www.olukai.com

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