The route to successful sailing begins with a few essential items...

To make sure everyone stays comfortable, content and above all safe while you're out on your next trip, Mylor Chandlery have put together have put together 10 brilliant bits and pieces that you should always have stored away below deck.

A Sailor's Tool

A high quality multi-tool like this Myerchin Rigging Knife is a crucial piece of kit that includes 10 unique features to help you get unstuck from many different situations and scenarios out at sea.



Malibu Sun Lotion Spray 200ml

Stay shielded from long days of sun exposure with a bottle of high protection sun lotion. Opt for a spray bottle for easy, mess-free application.

First Aid Kit

Accidents happen, so make sure you have an official first aid kit to treat all those minor scrapes and injuries that you run in to.

Spare Rope

From tying to a dock to rescuing a crew member who has fallen overboard, spare rope is a mus-have for any sailor. Marlow D12 Dyneema Rope not only floats but has a protective surface for shielding against the elements.

Gill OS1 Jacket

Get the ultimate sailors jacket that will save you from these very worst conditions you encounter...

Stalker Sunglasses with Side Shield

All-round UV protection while you're working.

Flare Pack

Having the right flare pack to hand will help save any sailor in distress.

Nauticalia DexShell Ultra Flex Waterproof Glove

Flexible, antibacterial and waterproof - these high tech gloves have a 92% Coolmax® inner layer which aids wicking and helps maintain a steady temperature.

Protective Phone Case

Make sure you can use your phone at all times during all weather conditions with this protective case that allows you to take photos, videos and even use the touch screen without having to remove your phone from the bag.


Lengthy sea voyages, bad weather and long evenings all need some form of entertainment to help pass the time - make sure you have something to keep you diverted between your various on-board jobs and tasks.

Post By Ed Mason