Gear: Everything a Sailor Needs
A boat is only as good as its crew and the crew heavily depends on the gear its using. In this section of Sailingahead.com, I try to give you an introduction on what to keep in mind when you purchase accessories for you and your boat.
I refer to reviews of particular equipment, but also try to give advice on how to maintain it best. Much of the information is based on my own experience and product advice provided by major ship manufacturers.
No matter whether you are looking for real equipment or simply an original gift such as sailing apparel items it is this section in which
I try to point you into the right direction. Please keep in mind that all information contained on this page is independent and that
I dont receive monetary compensation for discussing any particular item.
Clothes and Apparel
Sails, Ropes and Canvas
Electronics, Lighting and Power-Supply
Cables and Wiring Air Conditioning and Ventilation Battery Chargers Solar Panels Antennas Fuel System Propellers Lighting -
Navigation Gear, GPS, Radar and alike
Galley and cooking-related stuff
Checklist: what to bring Propane Systems Refrigerators Luxury Items -
Safety, Health and Emergency Items
Under Power, Engines and alike
Propellers Steering Stern Drives Fuel Systems Impellers
Anchors and related items
Anchors Anchor Lights Ropes and Chains Windlasses -
Trailers and Transportation Aids -