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Old 05-30-2013
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Re: Ditch bag

Here is what is in our ditch bag (actually two medium sized bags)

Red handheld flares
Orange smoke
Whistle
Red parachute flares
Swiss army knife
Air pump
Trash bags, black
Wide brim Hats
T-shirts
Towels
Bag w/solid bottom
water packs, liter
Water bottles
Ziplock bags
Flashlight
Protein Bars
Swim goggles
Vick's Vapor Rub
Trash bags, white
Duct tape
Batteries
Twine
Ponchos
Toilet paper
sponges
Aluminum Foil
Reading glasses
Chapstick
Pencil and notepad
Toothbrush
strobe light
Toothpaste
Plastic drop cloth
Sunscreen
Handiwipes
Socks
survival rations, 2400kCal
Sewing kit

These are the items to gather and stick in the bags as needs be:

Ship's papers
passports
wallets
VHF radio
First aid kit
compass
water, gallons
binos
Cutting board
charts
Gloves

These are items I'd like to add or at least am considering adding:

Signal Mirror
Raft repair clamps
Dye marker
rescue streamer, 20'
Rescue kite
bailer
drinking cup
Funnel
Thermal protective aid
Sunglasses
Fishing kit
Spear gun
Sea anchor/drogue
quality knife
Emergency Navigation by David Burch
Katadyn PUR Survivor R.O. pump
knife sharpener
Waterproof matches
Light sticks
Steel Wire
Electrical wire
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