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Printable Boat Checklists on TTOL Server #2149
10/08/2003 01:08 PM
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Eric has been gracious enough to upload these on the TTOL server and even decorate them with logos so you can pring them out and your charter company will know their source. One of these links is my checklist outline but the others were sent to me as alternative formats you may find useful. Credit should go to all who contributed in so many ways. Hope you find some or all of them useful.

Boat Checklist 1

Boat Checklist 3

There was a checklist2 here previously but it had been lifted without our knowledge from www.sailonline.com. You can find the complete version of that on Michel's web site at:
Sailonline Pre Charter Checklist

Last edited by Eric_Hill; 09/04/2018 10:54 AM.

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Re: Printable Boat Checklists on TTOL Server [Re: BillH] #2150
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Wonderful idea, Bill. Thanks <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/Clapping.gif" alt="" />


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Re: Printable Boat Checklists on TTOL Server [Re: BillH] #2151
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Hey Bill,

I found it! Thank you for the emails though. Merry Christmas

Mickey

Re: Printable Boat Checklists on TTOL Server [Re: BillH] #2152
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I just wanted say thanks for the lists and all the other info here. I'm heading down to Moorings for my first ever charter and this stuff is more helpful than I can say. I have been to the islands many times but this is the first on a boat, my wifes 50th b-day to me. (She rocks!) Going down for 2/28/04. Any more hints or info will be welcomed big time! <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/thanks.gif" alt="" />


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Re: Printable Boat Checklists on TTOL Server [Re: BillH] #2153
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Bill,
What a great contribution. I have been trying to make up my own check-out list and, after having seen this post for a long time, finally opened it. There was the answer to all my questions - literally!

The only two things I can think of to add are (1) clothes pins, sometimes there is a bag around, but they do come in handy for putting the laundry on the lifeline, and (2) request to see the last couple "squawk sheets" - not sure how many bases will actually do this but I think this is an important way to find out what has been happening to the boat.


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Re: Printable Boat Checklists on TTOL Server [Re: BillH] #2154
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Basking Ridge, NJ Southold, NY...
Many thanks to Eric and all the contributors & BILLH for posting here... indeed valuable document(s)...


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Re: Printable Boat Checklists on TTOL Server [Re: peconic] #2155
03/29/2007 12:05 PM
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Bill - Has anyone compiled a pre-flight checklist on common items brought down to the islands by the charterer?

Examples: Hand-held VHF, Handheld GPS, sailing knife, bug dope, sailing gloves, etc, etc..

Re: Printable Boat Checklists on TTOL Server [Re: Twanger] #2156
03/29/2007 01:56 PM
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I don't think so. I've seen some packing lists but nothing like you're talking about regarding boat stuff. I started to do a list once but realized I have so much stuff in a BVI Store-It box there that it's not practical to list. Since we don't have a boat here, it's great because there is at least 50 pounds of gear I don't haul back and forth. All I take home each trip is personal electronics.


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Re: Printable Boat Checklists on TTOL Server [Re: BillH] #2157
07/22/2007 10:11 AM
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Here is the one I modify each trip that is an accumulation of TTOL people's notes and my own...each trip I change it to apply and remove non needed things etc
A person could make it "generic" if desired, or I can if anyone likes

DO Before Departure:
--Luggage tags, include Moorings contact info in Tortola, and contract number
--Finalize and print:
- Pre-Charter Boat Checklist
- Sail Plan
- Contact phone numbers
- Air travel notes
--Call Verizon to get cell to work there *228?
--SCAN AND EMAIL PASSPORT, Drivers license, airplane itinerary, charge cards, and send to myself on MSN Mail.

-- Notify your credit card company that you are going on vacation and where you are going, so they do not think your card was stolen.

--Call Allstate re: coverage on 1) boat, 2) Rental car
1)Check with you own insurance company.
2)Check with your credit card company.
3)If the above is negative for both, buy the LDW/CDW from the rental company OR add it to your personal insurance policy so that the rental car is included. The latter may be cheaper than buying it from the car rental. If you want peace of mind, buy it from the rental company.
another thing to consider is what you are renting-4wheel drive is not always covered on ins. or cc-considered "off road". pays to ask a lot of questions and get it in writing.
Print:

--3 checklists on notebook C: drive (boat checklist, provisioning, and this one, plus:
http://www.angelinacat.com/moondata.htm



Basic Sailing Checklist

Pack List To Go In Checked Baggage:
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Little stuff:
• Playing cards
• Crystal lite individual serving tubes
• Power Bars
• Large Bandages
• Neosporyn
• elastic wrap
• Tweezers,
• nail clippers,
• a needle (for slivers)
• Sea sick bracelets
• Ear plugs
• Contact solution
• Lip Balm
• different suntan lotions, bullfrog? “foam on”? in ZIP LOCK bag
• Bug spray,Insect Repellent
• Moisturing Lotion
• Aloe Vera crθme
• Toothpaste
• Little soaps for heads/showers
• Prell for back of boat

Clothes:
• 2 swim suits
• 2 T shirts
• Blue Jean Shorts, 1 nylon shorts
• Aussie hat
• ball cap with shirt clip
• REI water shoes
• White canvas boat shoes
• Las Vegas windbreaker
• Sailing Gloves
• 1 pair extra socks
• 1 extra underwear

Stuff:
• Fanny pack
• Zip Lock Bags
• Ron Jon water mug
• Snorkel and dive mask
• Extra sunglasses...put in with dive mask
• 1 large Flashlight
• 1 pocket flashlight
• Extra batteries, and put fresh ones in flashlights
• 2 Underwater cameras
• Binoculars
• CD’s in case
• Crusing guide
• Beach towel?
• Clothes pins
• pocket knife
• Empty conatiners for 2 weeks worth of meds
• Measure cotton hammock..take if will fit
• Floaty toy
• Pool tubies

Wear on plane:
==========================
light weight slacks, underwear, belt, clogs, new long sleeve shirt, sunglasses, clogs

To go in carry on:
===========================
Passport
Paperwork: 1) Contact list, 2) Airfare notes, 3) sail plan notes 4) Jerry's taxi, CGB taxi, Lighthouse villas, Leverick Bay dock etc
Cash, travelers checks

Soft sided cooler? Check some things in it? (or carry it on?)

Small spiral book for Journal and Pen
Sewing kit
CPAP
120 Volt Invertor
Duct tape wound on flat pad
2 long extension cords
Shaving Kit..comb, contacts/solution, toothbrush, prescription pills in original containers with 2 weeks of meds, pepto tablets
* Antihistamine and/or cold medicine
* Aspirin or equivalent
Quart Bag:
* Antibiotic /cortisone creme
* Sun burn medications (Aloe Vera gel works wonders)
2 weeks of Meds
1 swim suit
Camera, extra camera battery, extra camera memory disk
1 T shirt
2 zippo lighters each (allowed per TSA)

BUY WHEN WE GET THERE:
6-pack pull top water bottles

OPTIONAL, Likely will not do:
buy a snorkel vest
blow up matress for fore deck relaxing at night?
take am/fm battery radio...weather radio work there?


Curt & Susan
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Re: Printable Boat Checklists on TTOL Server [Re: Moonchaser] #2158
07/22/2007 05:28 PM
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What's the snorkel vest do?

Re: Printable Boat Checklists on TTOL Server [Re: Twanger] #2159
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I liked the "Take it" list. Thanks for that. 1 thing that I take with me almost everywehere is a polycarbonate water bottle (Nalgene) I carry it right on the plane. Go thru security with it empty and fill it from a drinking fountain near the gates. After leading Boy Scouts on hikes all over Texas, you learn to plan for hydration.

I also take it in the water while snorkeling. After a few accidental mouthfuls of salt water, it's nice to be able to get some fresh water. The only problem is that it once attracted a barracuda.

Charter Companies [Re: BillH] #2160
02/18/2009 12:31 PM
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We're in the process of going thru all the last minute discounts that are popping up. Is there any difference between the Mooring, Footloose, Sunsail. Have sailed with Moorings 4 times before, but curious about the others.

Oh and thanks for the "Check Lists", just printed them to take home and compare.

Thanks for any help.
Eleanor
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Re: Charter Companies #2161
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They are all part of the same company now so they share common staff and maintenance. I think the only difference is the age and price of boats and possibly some more attentive service for top of the line Moorings customers.


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Re: Charter Companies [Re: BillH] #2162
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That's interesting. I'm amazed at the 3 very different price quotes I recieved for a May trip. Do you know they would match prices by chance? I know I'll have to ask, but has anyone tried yet?

Thanks
Eleanor

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Eleanor,
Getting three very different price quotes is exactly what I'd expect. Think of it this way. You have a parent company that owns Nordstrom's, J C Penny and WalMart. You go shop for a silk scarf and find they are $250, $95 and $45 respectively. Make sense?

Moorings is considered the top tier company with the newest nicest boats. Sunsail is a step down now with Footloose bringing up the bargain basement of older boats.


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