Bill Biewenga identifies the items of gear and equipment that over the years he has come to rely on
I’ve delivered countless cruising boats within and across virtually every ocean. Some of the vessels had the things I liked. Others may have missed a few things. These things aren’t necessarily the most expensive pieces of equipment, nor are they necessarily the things I use most often. But when I want them, they seldom have alternative replacements. They may fit a unique niche, providing multiple solutions to frequent problems. The result is that I often bring my own if they’re not too bulky and seldom found on most cruising boats. Of course there are numerous other things that are necessary to have aboard, but this is a list of some of those things that can be invaluable but are often forgotten. Read more.