One of the most sought vacation plan is to book a Thailand yacht charter but there are those who are going for the first time and have no idea about the basics of packing. When sailing, there are those yacht charters that already comes with the basic necessities but there are also those that sails bareboat. This is the reason why it is important to ask or inquire beforehand so that you know what to pack. Packing for a yacht charter can be quite complicated especially for those people who always wanted to come prepared.
Majority of the charters come with complimentary items such as a full operational dinghy with its own lock and cable, life jackets and navigational charts. There are also charters that can order food before the trip so that passengers will no longer need to worry about their meals while on board.
If you are going in the open ocean, remember that it is important to have the necessary navigation tools with you. While the stars may be a good option, not everyone is good when it comes to this traditional sailing technique.
Years ago, it would require a mobile VHF to do the job but it majority of sailors nowadays just make use of their own mobile phones. You can download a navigational application from the long list available on your phone.
Before going out for your trip, make sure you have packed a flashlight, headlamps, dry bags, sailing gloves, solar light, carabiners, binoculars, spare batteries and personal locator beacons.
For the galley, you can never have enough bags. It is best to pack a lot of waterproof bags in various sizes because you will be travelling over water after all. It is always a good thing to have a lot of options at your disposal.
You can stock up on packable nylon bags because there are locations overseas that does not supply their own bags when purchasing their merchandise. It would be better to have your own garbage bags as well as ziplock bags just in case. Make sure that before going out to your Thailand yacht charter that you have everything such as clothespins to be used for your wet swimming suits when hanging, towels, hats, sunglasses, sun block lotion, board games, fishing and snorkeling gears.