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Rhodes 22


Cruising Gear Checklist

I've been working on a checklist for passages. I be extremely grateful to you if you would please review it and suggest any ADDITIONS [no subtractions, please].

List is as below

Sea Prompt's Check List For Passages

  • All boat's dock lines and spring lines
  • Pair of 35' spring lines [extra]
  • Bedding sheets, pillows & pillowcases, blankets
  • Bag for dirty laundry
  • Water Tank full
  • 4 Gasoline tanks full
  • Quart of 2-stroke oil
  • US flag & Burgee
  • Sea Prompt Box
    Radio & Antenna
    GPS(s) & Manual(s)
    Colored Markers
    Sharp pencils & dividers & white eraser
    Wind Speed Indicator
  • Safety box
  • First Aid Kit
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Gallon Jug of Ice
  • Quart Bottles of ice
  • Quart bottles of water
  • Sun block SPF-45
  • Tube of Bullfrog lip sun block
  • Plastic cutting surface
  • Potholders for stove
  • Alcohol for stove
  • Wooden Matches
  • Butane Lighter
  • Hot Pads
  • Dishwashing Detergent Joy
  • Hand towel, bath towel, face cloth & soap in a dish
  • Dish cloth, dish towel(s)
  • Baby powder
  • Insect repellent
  • AC Reading Light Green Flex
  • Boombox
  • Power supply for boombox
  • CDs in flat case
  • Reel of electrical cable
  • Adapter plug for electrical cable
  • Navigation Station with chart book & Marking Pens
  • Charts of area
  • Can opener
  • 3 Packages double A batteries
  • 8 Replacement C batteries for boombox
  • Coffee Cups wide bottomed 2 per person
  • Box of eating paraphernalia
    Paper Plates
    Plastic/cheap stainless silverware
    Plastic glasses red
    Salt & Pepper
    Oil & Vinegar Bottles
    Instant coffee
    No Stick Brown Frying Pan
    Yellow Saucepan with cover
    Boat's teakettle
    Joanne's knife rack full
  • Reading Material
  • Copy of Chapman in plastic box
  • Local cruising guides
  • Tool bag, boat wrench set
  • Marlinspike knife w/shackle buster
  • High Intensity Flashlight & 4 replacement D batteries
  • 2 Regular Flashlights with spare battery for each
  • Searchlight and adapter
  • Anchor light
  • Folding Umbrella


  • Pack personal items @ 1 per day + 2
  • Eggs travel well in carton, when wedged next to frozen gallon of water
  • Snacks and Munchies for crew
  • Take checkbook, credit cards and cash
  • Take Boat US card
  • Check Passport for each crewmember including self

CPT Richard F. Sheehan
S/V Sea Prompt

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