PREPERATION

HASSE & COMPANY: PORT TOWNSEND SAILS

PREPARATION: VESSEL

1) Structurally sound vessel and rig
2) Proper sail inventory
  • Sail handling systems
  • Reefing tackle
  • Storm sails
  • Vang preventer pole
3) Viable navigation systems:
  • Compass
  • Sextant
  • GPS
  • Radar
  • Depth Sounder
  • Leadline
4) Stout ground tackle
5) Drougue, warps, sea anchor
6) Safety equipment:
  • Radar reflector
  • First aid kit
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Lifesling
  • Overboard pole
  • Life raft
7) Maintenance kits:
  • Spare parts
  • Damage control kits
8) Rescue communication systems:
  • EPIRB
  • Radio
  • Flares