Items Included/Useful Things to Bring

Items Included/Useful Things to Bring on Holiday with You


Items included on Cruisers

Bedding - 2 pillow cases and pillow slips, duvet and sheet per person.

A table cloth, 2 tea towels, dish cloth and floor cloth.

1 toilet roll per toilet.

1 box of matches.

Life jackets/ buoyancy aids are issued to each person in the Riverside Office.

Pots, pans, cultery & crockery.

Items included on Yachts

2 pillows and pillow slips and sleeping bag per person.

2 tea towels, dish cloth and floor cloth.

1 toilet roll.

1 box of matches.

Life jackets/buoyancy aids are issued to each person in the Riverside Office.

Pots, pans, cultery and crockery.


Please note that our craft are 12 Volts battery systems and not 240 Volts.

12 volt mobile phone charger (car charger) for mobile phones, laptops etc.

12 volt hair dryer and gas hair straighteners.

Torch, radio/DVD player, CD's, camera, video camera, batteries.

Bath towels, hand towels and flannels.

Footwear - Wellington boots, deck shoes and trainers with tread.  Slippers or warm socks for inside craft.

Clothing including shorts and T-shirts, swimwear for summer weather; coats, fleeces, jumpers and trousers for winter weather and waterproofs for wet weather!

Sunglasses, sun hats, woolly hats, gloves, also yachting gloves for rope handling.

Sun block or cream, after sun,insect repellent, mosquito cream and a small first aid kit.

Groceries including basic items of bread, butter, tea, coffee, sugar, salt & pepper, bottled water, tinned and packaged foods, etc, plus washing up liquid and cleaning items, chamois leather, bin bags and carrier bags.  There is normally a fridge/cool box area and on some yachts/cruisers have a small freezer compartment. If the Office has been notified in advance, we are happy to accept supermarket deliveries, during office hours, to our Riverside Office on behalf of customers, as long as the name of the customer is on the delivery.  Customers travelling by train, we are happy to pick up from Acle during office hours, subject to prior notification with the Office, and we can pick the customers and their shopping up from Acle Train Station or one of the shops within the Village. There are shops, pubs, restaurants and take-away services on the Broads where provisions can also be purchased.

Soap, shower gel, shampoo, toothbrush and paste, hand cream, personal medications and reading glasses.

Board games and cards.

Books and magazines.  Don't forget your wildlife and bird books!  Binoculars, Map of the Broads.  (We sell a Pegasus Map in the Riverside Office, if required)

For pets - beds, bedding, food, bowls, lead, towels and buoyancy aid if required.

Navigation lights if competing in 3 Rivers Race.

Remember to bring a sense of humour.









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