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Visiting Windancer IV?

Here is a list to help you pack:

  • Soft, duffel luggage to fold up and store, otherwise you may find yourself sleeping in your suitcase
  • Snorkelling gear – if you love to jump in and explore life under the surface, we recommend you bring snorkel, mask and fins
  • Thin towels – it takes long for anything to dry on board, even in the Caribbean heat. The thinner the towel the better
  • Shower tote – we often visit marinas to take advantage of unlimited running hot water; we have hot water and an awesome shower, but it is a limited resource
  • Flip flops, sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat (either well fitted or with a strap) – it gets hot in the day
  • Rash guard – to protect your skin, in case you pursue # 2 above
  • Light clothing – think about balancing the heat with protecting yourself from the sun. In sailor terms, we wear each t-shirt 4 ways: front, back, inside out front and inside out back
  • Lots of bathing suits
  • Ear plugs – life on a boat can get creaky.
  • Runners – or closed-toed shoes for hikes ashore or walks in the markets
  • Charger for phones and electronics – Windancer has a USB charging station, but you should bring your own cords

Some things not to bring:

  • Heals – even the nicest 5 star restaurants take you in flip flops, plus if you puncture the dinghy you may forfeit the damage deposit
  • Jewellery – no, although there are not pirates, your best accessory is a smile and no tan lines. There are still thieves and the chance of losing something or snagging something is real. Plus, nothing like shopping the markets for local treasures.
  • Drugs and weapons –no and no
  • Heavy weather sailing gear. Daily attire, when not in bathing suits and cover ups, is shorts and t-shirts. Sarongs can be your best friend.
  • Long pants – except to travel down in.

Before you leave, please connect with us to see if there is anything we would like you to bring down to us. There are many things you just can’t find and we miss about home.


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