Equipped To Survive Equipped To Survive® Presents
The Survival Forum
Where do you want to go on ETS?

Topic Options
#285451 - 08/14/17 08:35 PM Boating gear
TeacherRO Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 03/11/05
Posts: 2351
How do you change out your gear/ EDC when boating? ( Sailing, kayaking, canoeing, power boating, fishing etc.)

Top
#285458 - 08/15/17 02:49 AM Re: Boating gear [Re: TeacherRO]
LesSnyder Offline
Veteran

Registered: 07/11/10
Posts: 1539
Loc: New Port Richey, Fla
long sleeved supplex nylon cape back shirt... brimmed hat.. cell phone and wallet in zip loc bags... fixed blade Randall #10... high intensity Solar Force L2 (2xcr123) LED light... whistle with lanyard in outside shirt pocket

Top
#285463 - 08/15/17 06:00 PM Re: Boating gear [Re: TeacherRO]
bacpacjac Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 05/05/07
Posts: 3600
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Good timing, Teach!

We've got some fishing adventures and at least one day in canoes coming up in the next few week.

I usually start planning my water adventures, by reviewing Canoe Dogs' life jacket ditch kit. There are multiple mentions of it here on ETS and more wisdom on his YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/user/wetcanoedogs

After a refresh, I usually add or change:

*File a trip plan with my hubby or mom
*Life jacket(s) with whistle(s) and strobe light(s) attached.
*PSK and fishing kit in my pocket.
*Bailing bucket and rope throw bag at hand.
*Extra paddle(s).
*More sunscreen and more dry/ziplock bags.
*Extra preps for a shelter and a brew-up on shore.
*Extra socks and a long-sleeved shirt to change into if needs be.
*Rain gear if the weather forecast calls for it.
*Floating lanyards on cameras
*Dummy string on my glasses
*Ingredients for an impromptu shore lunch caused by good fishing! smile

ETA: FWIW, here's a look at my day tripping EDC kit for a fishing trip a couple of years ago. Not shown are things like life jacket, rain gear, the extra sweater or down vest I mention in the video, etc. I'm still on the hunt for a good backpack set-up and the tackle bag in the video has finally bit the dust, so this will hopefully be the year.




Edited by bacpacjac (08/15/17 06:28 PM)
_________________________
Mom & Adventurer

You can find me on YouTube here:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT9fpZEy5XSWkYy7sgz-mSA

Top
#285544 - 08/21/17 08:01 PM Re: Boating gear [Re: TeacherRO]
TeacherRO Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 03/11/05
Posts: 2351
...waterproof FAK. And phone case. In fact, waterproof everything.

Top
#286367 - 09/21/17 06:32 PM Re: Boating gear [Re: TeacherRO]
TeacherRO Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 03/11/05
Posts: 2351
To me boating - or any on water/ near water activity - requires additional thought and prep.
1. You are going to be farther from help
2. Things are likely to be wet/ get wet
3. Its quite hard to "walk out."
4. Weather/ wind becomes more of a factor in planning

Top
#286639 - 10/05/17 04:52 PM Re: Boating gear [Re: TeacherRO]
TeacherRO Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 03/11/05
Posts: 2351
this becomes even more important in Fall/ winter for cold water boating.

Top



Moderator:  Alan_Romania, Blast, cliff, Hikin_Jim 
December
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31
Who's Online
0 registered (), 226 Guests and 9 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
eqock88, Nova, jackmiller, DaveL, Dale
5268 Registered Users
Newest Posts
What Do I Bring When Bugging Out?
by acropolis5
2 seconds ago
Happy Hanukkah
by acropolis5
57 minutes 55 seconds ago
Survived plane crash and 49 days in Yukon winter
by Phaedrus
Today at 05:52 AM
The Commonplace Car Wreck
by unimogbert
Today at 01:54 AM
Belt knives
by Phaedrus
12/07/18 12:01 AM
the 10 essentials...prep for camping/hiking
by dougwalkabout
12/06/18 07:56 PM
What did you do today to prepare?
by AKSAR
12/05/18 07:42 PM
Would your BOB have worked for the ca fires?
by hikermor
12/05/18 06:58 PM
Newest Images
Tiny knife / wrench
Handmade knives
2"x2" Glass Signal Mirror, Retroreflective Mesh
Trade School Tool Kit
My Pocket Kit
Glossary
Test

WARNING & DISCLAIMER: SELECT AND USE OUTDOORS AND SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES AND TECHNIQUES AT YOUR OWN RISK. Information posted on this forum is not reviewed for accuracy and may not be reliable, use at your own risk. Please review the full WARNING & DISCLAIMER about information on this site.