Tool kits and spare parts

Every boat must carry spare parts, both specific and general, as well as the tools to make feasible repairs when she is beyond the reach of outside assistance. What you carry will depend, to a certain extent, upon your personal technical capacity, but your best plan is to think the boat through from stem to stern, dccidc what is likely to go wrong, and make sure that you have the necessary items to fix it.

Generalisation is difficult, but the lists below concentrate on the home-water yachtsman rather than the world cruiser. Any item marked with an asterisk can be considered essential; a cross indicates a worthwhile piece of gear; items marked with

* could be considered inessential - but whatever a tool's grading under this system, it should be appropriate to the size and current needs of the boat.

How To Have A Perfect Boating Experience

How To Have A Perfect Boating Experience

Lets start by identifying what exactly certain boats are. Sometimes the terminology can get lost on beginners, so well look at some of the most common boats and what theyre called. These boats are exactly what the name implies. They are meant to be used for fishing. Most fishing boats are powered by outboard motors, and many also have a trolling motor mounted on the bow. Bass boats can be made of aluminium or fibreglass.

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