The following equipment is mandatory for all events


    1. Manual bilge pump
    2. Bucket of at least 7 litres capacity on a stout lanyard
    3. Compass (hand-held is acceptable)
    4. Fire extinguisher
    5. Fire blanket
    6. Lifebuoy with drogue
    7. Buoyant heaving line, 15m minimum, readily accessible
    8. Foul weather clothing each crew member.
    9. Suitable harness clipping on points
    10. A VHF radio
    11. Anchor and chain or warp suitable for the size of yacht
    12. Strong attachment point suitable for anchoring or towing.