Own Boat Equipment

The MCA minimum equipment requirement for bareboat tuition:

Steering compass
Handheld compass
Bosuns chair
Navigation lights
Day shapes
Bilge pump (manual as well as electric)
Radar reflector
Flares for the waters in which you will use your boat
Fire extinguishers and fire blanket
Lifejackets (with harness) plus safety strops
Liferaft (not a necessity for the Solent)
Horse shoe buoy with light
Dan buoy
Man overboard recovery equipment
VHF Radio
Navigational equipment (Almanac, charts, plotter, dividers and GPS)
First Aid kit
Mooring warps and fenders
Spare fuel
Tool kit
Depth and speed log
Engine spares – fuel/oil filters, drive belt, impeller, spare oil