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Published on 17.01.2022

What should I take on holiday?

Written by Christina Pitter-Fürbass
What should I take on holiday?

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Holiday checklist - for your perfect sailing holiday!

With our holiday checklist we want to give you a general overview for packing your holiday stuff. In addition, you have the possibility to add your own comments to the list so that you can also think of your personal travel baggage. We have also summarized recommendations for the on-board pharmacy in a separate blog article.


  • Valid passport or identity card
  • Car documents and driving license
  • Highway vignette(s)
  • Flight ticket, Train ticket
  • Charter contract and boarding pass
  • crewlist (filled in completely
  • Logbook, Sea charts
  • Sailing license
  • Green insurance card
  • E-Card
  • Vaccination certificate
  • Health insurance
  • Credit card
  • Cash (for deposit, permit, tourism tax, parking, extra equipment)

Sailing equipment

  • Oilskin, waterproof jacket
  • Boat shoes or sneakers (with light sole)
  • Sailing boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Safety cord for sunglasses
  • Sailing gloves
  • Hat
  • Sailing knives, tools


  • Underwear
  • Socks
  • Shirts
  • Sweater
  • Pullover
  • Jacket
  • Jeans
  • Shorts
  • Sleep or training suit
  • Outfits
  • Cap
  • Gloves
  • Scarf

Toilet articles

  • Wash utensils
  • Shaving kit
  • Towels
  • Shower sandals
  • Toothbrush and paste
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet paper
  • Handkerchief
  • Tweezer
  • Mosquito spray


  • Swimming trunks
  • Swimming goggles, Snorkel, Fins
  • Sun hat or cap
  • Sun cream and lip balm
  • Swim towels

Kitchen utensils

  • Liquid detergent (environmental friendly)
  • Sponge, Wettex
  • Dish towels
  • Kitchen roll
  • Trash bags
  • Food storage bags, shopping bag(s)
  • Coffee filter & Coffee
  • Salt, pepper & spices for the bord kitchen
  • Food, provisions


  • Duffel, sports bag (no suitcase)
  • Personal medication
  • Waterproof wallet
  • Water bottle for shore leave
  • Bag for dirty clothes
  • Writing tools and paper
  • Entertainment/games/books
  • Travel guide/books/Dictionary
  • Mosquito repellent, Mosquito light
  • Mobile phone and charger, charger 12V
  • Flashlight with spare batteries
  • Camera
  • Bluetooth speaker & powerbank
  • Gas lighter or matches, lighter

Let your holiday begin

Please adjust your clothing according to the time of year and the weather report. Don‘t forget an insulating water bottle for shore leave in summer. You should also pack 2 more swim shorts or bikinis / beach towels instead of too much cloathing. Remember, most of the time is spent on the boat relaxing or swimming and snorkeling in the sea.

When it's already time to pack, the well-deserved holiday is near. We wish you a lot of fun and a nice time on the water!

Christina Pitter-Fürbass
Christina Pitter-Fürbass
author of the article



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