VETELOTODO

SAILING ESSENTIALS

1. Passport

    Triple check you have your passport before leaving your house.

 

Triple check you have your passport before leaving your house.

2. US Dollars

    Belize's currency is Belize Dollars but you do   NOT   want to buy BZ$.   Take US Dollars in cash.   They accept them everywhere. 1BZ$ = 0.5US$

 

Belize's currency is Belize Dollars but you do NOT want to buy BZ$. Take US Dollars in cash. They accept them everywhere. 1BZ$ = 0.5US$

3. Soft Sided Bag

    There is not a lot of space in a boat. You wanna take a bag that will bend and fit anywhere.

 

There is not a lot of space in a boat. You wanna take a bag that will bend and fit anywhere.

4. Care Kit

    Is better to be cautious.  Take a small portion of everything: Insect Bite Repellent, Pepto-bismol, Dramamine (do not take it unless you really need it), Ibuprofen, Sanitizer, Cortizone and Cetrizine (only use if you get a heat rash), protector labial, band aids...

 

Is better to be cautious.  Take a small portion of everything: Insect Bite Repellent, Pepto-bismol, Dramamine (do not take it unless you really need it), Ibuprofen, Sanitizer, Cortizone and Cetrizine (only use if you get a heat rash), protector labial, band aids...

5. Night Kit

    When sleeping in the boat, you will need to wear ear plugs so the waves/water do not wake you up, and a sleep mask if you do not wanna wake up everyday at 5am.

 

When sleeping in the boat, you will need to wear ear plugs so the waves/water do not wake you up, and a sleep mask if you do not wanna wake up everyday at 5am.

6. Sun Screen

    Take tons of sun screen and aloe vera/aftersun screen. Apply every hours or so so you do not get sunburn.

 

Take tons of sun screen and aloe vera/aftersun screen. Apply every hours or so so you do not get sunburn.

7. Biodegradable Shower Gel

    Boats do not have huge water tanks, so you have to measure the water you spend. This water goes straight to the ocean, so you wanna use biodegradable soap. We do not wanna harm sea life.

 

Boats do not have huge water tanks, so you have to measure the water you spend. This water goes straight to the ocean, so you wanna use biodegradable soap. We do not wanna harm sea life.

8. Head Lights

    After exploring the islands, you will back to the boat. Sunset is around 5pm, so you wanna always wear with you a head lamp so you don't get lost ;)

 

After exploring the islands, you will back to the boat. Sunset is around 5pm, so you wanna always wear with you a head lamp so you don't get lost ;)

9. Dry Bag

    From the catamaran to the dinghy, and from the dinghy to the sand. Make sure your stuff doesn't get wet using any kind of dry bag.

 

From the catamaran to the dinghy, and from the dinghy to the sand. Make sure your stuff doesn't get wet using any kind of dry bag.

10. Waterproof Phone Case

    You pay so much money for your phone. Don't risk it! Get a good water proof bag AND case.   PS: there is not service in high seas.

 

You pay so much money for your phone. Don't risk it! Get a good water proof bag AND case. PS: there is not service in high seas.

11. Rash Shirt

    You will probably jump into the ocean, swim through the coral and snorkel between colorful fishes all day long. Rash Shirts will protect your skin under water.

 

You will probably jump into the ocean, swim through the coral and snorkel between colorful fishes all day long. Rash Shirts will protect your skin under water.

12. Water Sandals

    You probably won't use any shoes other than water sandals. Bear-foot is even better, but you wanna be careful of what you find in the sand.

 

You probably won't use any shoes other than water sandals. Bear-foot is even better, but you wanna be careful of what you find in the sand.

13. Snorkel Gear

    Snorkeling is basically what you are going to do all day long. bring your gear!

 

Snorkeling is basically what you are going to do all day long. bring your gear!

14. Quick Dry Towel

    This towels take no space on your luggage, and get dry really fast. Make sure you also bring clothespins so your towels and clothes don't fly away.

 

This towels take no space on your luggage, and get dry really fast. Make sure you also bring clothespins so your towels and clothes don't fly away.

15. Raining Coat

    I am sure you will check the weather before your trip. If says "rain", take a good raincoat. If it does not, take a light raincoat anyways. It's windy and you might get wet anyways. 

 

I am sure you will check the weather before your trip. If says "rain", take a good raincoat. If it does not, take a light raincoat anyways. It's windy and you might get wet anyways. 

16. Sun Protection

    You will bring your best swim suites and bikinis. Complete your outfit by adding your favorite hat and sunglasses.

 

You will bring your best swim suites and bikinis. Complete your outfit by adding your favorite hat and sunglasses.

17. Camera

    Camera? Phone? Gopro? Charger? Several Memory Cards? Tripod?...Check!

 

Camera? Phone? Gopro? Charger? Several Memory Cards? Tripod?...Check!

18. Book

    You will have plenty of time to relax and do nothing...Get a book to kill those hours.

 

You will have plenty of time to relax and do nothing...Get a book to kill those hours.

TIME TO PLAN YOUR ROUTE:

Plan B (Our Itinerary)

Plan B (Our Itinerary)

7 Day Itinerary (By LateSail)

7 Day Itinerary (By LateSail)