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PERSONAL EQUIPMENT LIST

 

Pelagic Expeditions supplies heavy duty Sail Racing GTX foul weather gear for all guests on board Pelagic Australis, but not on Pelagic. 

For expedition cruises to Antarctica, South Georgia, Spitzbergen, Greenland, Iceland and Labrador, bring: 

Some of the below mentioned products are recommended from our equipment partner Sail Racing. Please find the entire Sail Racing product range at www.sailracing.com.

  • Sea boots high top rubber, non slip sole (1to 2 sizes over normal).
  • Thermal underwear, 3 to 4 pairs minimum
  • Fiber pile jacket (Sail Racing Challenge Jacket or equivalent)
  • Fiber pile pants
  • Windproof pants and jacket (Sail Racing lightweight Gore-Tex) onshore use, Sail Racing GTX not allowed on shore.
  •  2 Balaclavas/wool hats
  • Several pairs fiber pile/wool gloves/mittens
  • Rubber or Gore-Tex overmits
  • 4 to 6 pairs fiber pile or wool socks
  • Boat shoes or slippers with rubber soles for below decks
  • Hiking boots (Vibram sole) and gaiters
  • Medium weight sleeping bag with full length zip cabin temperature is roughly 10 to 15 degrees C.
  • Soft travel bag (no hard suitcases) (Sail Racing Xloader Bag)
  • Glacier glasses with side flaps and one spare pair dark sun glasses
  • Sun block-out and after sun cream
  • Small rucsac (Sail Racing Backpack 35dm3)
  • Seasick pills (we recommend Stugeron)
  • Personal photographic equipment (we charge 12 volt video batteries on board via 12 volt DC, 220 or 110 volt AC, but you should bring your own charger). We have UK electrical sockets for 220 volt and also European two pin adapters. Therefore, male UK or European plug ends are suitable. We also have normal two prong US sockets for 110 volts.
  • Film, more than you think you need and/or memory if you plan on downloading and editing on board, bring your own laptop.
  • Collapsible ski poles for hiking ashore
  • Personal medical kit to include personal medication and i.e.band aids, throat lozenges, lip salves and one course of antibiotics for chest and throat infections
  • 1 liter water bottle and one pee bottle if necessary.
  • Small selection of your favourite CDs

  Also remember to submit the following documents to the Pelagic Office upon signing of the charter agreement:  

  • Waiver of Liability signed
  • Medical Form with Doctors Section signed
  • Personal Information Form

  • Communication Agreement signed

  • Proof of medical evacuation insurance 

We have storage facilities ashore in Puerto Williams and Stanley for hard suitcases, shore clothes and extra unneeded gear.


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