Gear Roundup: Charter Essentials

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

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 •

Cape horn ruled notebook
Cape horn ruled

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 •
Garmin virb

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 •
Toad & Co. aquaflex

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 •

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 •