This list is by no means everything you should carry. Different trips and environments mean different kit, and therefore this is designed to be a reminder of what you may or may not need.


Day trip: Sea Boat paddle Kit List.

Boat, Paddle, Spare Paddle, Trolley, Tow line, Crab, Sling, Paddle float, Pump, sponge.

VHF radio, Mobile phone in water proof bag, Flares.

Whistle, Knife,

Buoyancy aid, Deck, Cag, Paddle Trousers, or Dry suit, Boots, Warm/Sun hat, Hard Hat, Pogies, Snood, Sun glasses, Sun Block.

Maps, Charts, Compass, Chinagraph pencil,

Extra clothes layers, Light Waterproof coat and trousers

First aid kit, repair kit, Survival bag, Group shelter, Poncho,

Food, Water, Hot Water, Snacks, Sweets, Gas + burner, cook pot, Spork.

Dry Bags


Emergency First Aid form carried on self and a copy in your boat.

Extra Kit For a night out.

Tent or Tarp + poles + Ground sheet, Bivvi bag, Sleeping Bag and Mat, Sit mat, Camp clothes + foot ware, Fire kit, extra food and water + a beer or two, Head torch + batteries, Wash kit, small FM radio.