What's In Your Ditch Bag?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Every boater should be prepared and have all the the right tools on hand to be heard, be seen and be found in case of an emergency. So what should a well-stocked ditch bag contain? Below are a few key items for your survival in the event of a boating emergency:

  • EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon)
  • VHF Radio
  • Radio Battery
  • 4 Space Blankets
  • Plastic Drop Cloth
  • 4 Trash Bags: 2 Black and 2 White
  • Duct Tape
  • Batteries: 4 D and 24 AA
  • Flashlight
  • 6 Protein Bars
  • 8 Cups Dog Food
  • Spool of Twine
  • 4 Packs of Waterproof Matches
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Funnel
  • 7 Light Sticks
  • 2 Hooded Ponchos
  • 3 Sunglasses
  • Steel Wire
  • Electrical Wire
  • 2 Electrical Tape
  • 2 Towels
  • Purell
  • Reading Glasses
  • Gloves, 2 Pair
  • 2 Hats
  • 2 Water Bottles
  • Distress Kit
  • First Aid Kit

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Courtesy of ActiveCaptain.com.

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