You set off for a 10-15 days sailing trip in Ionian or Aegean Sea and you do not have any idea as an amateur sailor, what provisions you should have in advance. Relax; we have here the optimum list with everything you might need.
During your sailing holidays in Greece, once on the boat, the charter company, when you rent a sailboat in Athens might provide a checklist of kitchen items that you should go through. However, also check these simple tips for the sailboat provisioning that give you ideas how to enrich your sailboat provisions list.
If you're not sure how much food you should take, consider the number of people aboard, the amount of food they can eat daily, and add a little extra. It is common for people to get hungrier when on a boat.
In the Mediterranean, when there are many villages featuring a fantastic bunch of taverns and plenty of opportunities to get extra provisions. We recommend that you do a very light provisioning at the beginning and only for breakfasts, a few lunches, and local snack foods.
A LIST OF EXTRA THINGS TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE WHEN YOU DO BAREBOAT SAILING IN SPORADES OR ANYWHERE ELSE
Matches, bug repellent, trash bags, zip lock bags to store left overs, salt and pepper, paper towels, sunscreen,little hand towels, wine opener, coffee maker, cooler that does not have a leaky drain. Very Important!
The charter company will supply all your bedding items but it’s a good idea to check each cabin is supplied before you set off.
Fruit and vegetable shopping is one of the last jobs and should be saved until a day or two before the off, as should buying bread and packets of part-baked loaves.
THINGS TO BRING FROM HOME
Music entertainment, a GPS, a cruising and an anchorage guide, a local travel guide and of course a digital camera.
Most of all, all the crew need to be well tempered most of the times… and be willing to cooperate with the rest in case of any difficulty they might encounter during the sailing trip!