Equipment Checklist

Kayakers Checklist:

Are you sure you took everything? Do you know the feeling of getting into the car and you know you forgot something – you just don’t know what? Use this checklist to make sure you have packed everything you need to enjoy your trip. 

 

Boat Gear

  • Full paddle
  • Spare paddle
  • PFD
  • Whistle
  • Pump (with float)
  • 15m buoyant rope
  • Secure buoyancy
  • Sprayskirt
  • Flares
  • Tow rope
  • Paddle float
  • Cockpit cover
  • Waterproof flashlight
  • Waterproof strobe
  • EPIRB or PLB
  • Rescue sling
  • VHF radio
  • Extra battery
  • First aid kit
  • Wetsuit
  • Pogies
  • Chart
  • Chart case
  • Compass
  • tide tables
  • Weather radio
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Pelican case for cameras
  • film
  • Fishing hand line
  • Fishing lures
  • Fishing license
  • Garden gloves
  • Fingerless gloves
  • Water bottle
  • Deck bag
  • Kite
  • Spare sprayskirt
  • Fillet knife
  • Rescue knife (on PFD)
  • Waterproof watch
  • Sunscreen

Food Bags

  • Breakfast Bag ( green)
  • Lunch Bag (Yellow)
  • Dinner Bag (Red)
  • Snack Bag (Blue)
  • Dessert Bag (Purple)
  • Condiments (Black)
  • Recycling (Grey)
  • Compost (Brown)
  • Burnables (Orange)
  • 20L Waterproof bags
    1. Sleeping bag
    2. Bulky clothes
    3. Daily clothes
    4. Cockpit bag (or 10L)
  • Day pack
  • Large duffel bag

Camp Gear

  • Stove
  • Fuel
  • Pots and pans
  • Grill
  • Oven mitt
  • Dishcloth
  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knives
  • Cutlery
  • Cups and bowls
  • Spice kit in See Bag
  • Fire starter kit
    1. Lighter
    2. Candle
    3. Waterproof container
    4. Fire starter
  • Ax
  • Sharpening file
  • Saw
  • Group tarp
  • Crazy Creek chair
  • Thermarest
  • 100′ 4mm rope
  • Tent and poles
  • Sleeping bag
  • Water containers – (3L/person/day)
  • Biodegradable soap
  • Garbage bags
  • Ziplock bags
  • Emergency Daytrip Kit
    1. Waterproofed lighter
    2. Fire starter
    3. Rescue blanket
    4. Folding knife
    5. Flashlight

Clothing for Camp

  • Light fleece bottoms
  • Nylon long pants
  • Socks
  • Gum boots
  • Flip Flops
  • Wool or fleece hat
  • Hiking shorts
  • Synthetic puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket
  • Capalene underwear
  • T-shirts
  • Toiletries
  • Scarf (= towel)

Clothing for Paddling

  • Capalene top
  • Capalene bottoms
  • Nylon shorts
  • Neoprene socks
  • Light fleece top
  • Paddling jacket
  • Paddling pants
  • Teva sandals

Repair Kit

  • Pliers w/ wire cutters
  • Spare nuts and bolts
  • Cable crimps
  • Rudder cable
  • Multi screwdriver
  • Duct tape
  • Multi tool
  • Aquaseal
  • Wetsuit glue
  • 5 min. epoxy bagged
  • Fiberglass repair kit
  • Zap straps
  • Lighter
  • Hack saw blade
  • Knife