42 Basic Items for Your Bug-Out Boat

Here's a list of the basic gear you'll need on your bug-out boat.
Bug-out boat gear
Check out these basic items you should have on your bug-out boat gear list.|Photo by Deanna Davis

Most survival gear will function great in multiple scenarios. Here is a list of basic bug-out gear you’ll need if you’re bugging out by boat.

  1. ULA Catalyst backpack
  2. Backpack cover
  3. The North Face Venture rain jacket
  4. Base-layer Uniqlo Heattech tights
  5. UnderArmor base-layer shirt
  6. Sweatshirt
  7. Merino wool socks
  8. Storm socks
  9. BearVault 500 bear canister
  10. Frontiersman bear spray
  11. Maps
  12. Matches
  13. SOG Flashback knife
  14. Headlamp
  15. Flashlight
  16. Ultralight/waterproof medical kit
  17. Sunscreen
  18. Water bottles
  19. Compact SteriPEN water-filtration system
  20. Tarptent Cloudburst III tent
  21. Enlightened Equipment sleeping bag
  22. Therm-a-Rest Ridgerest sleeping pad
  23. MSR PocketRocket stove
  24. Fuel
  25. Snow Peak Trek 900 Titanium cooking pot
  26. MSR foldable spoon
  27. MSR ultralight titanium fork
  28. TOAKS titanium 450ml mug
  29. Insect repellent
  30. Toilet paper
  31. Hand sanitizer
  32. Sun-shielding shirt (long sleeves) and pants
  33. Boat repair kit
  34. Loksack
  35. Rope
  36. Duct Tape
  37. Toothbrush
  38. Chapstick
  39. Astral V-Eight PFD life vest
  40. Seattle Sports H2Zero Diamond Dry Bag
  41. SealLine 5L dry bag
  42. Paddle

For More Information

ULA
http://www.ula-equipment.com; (435) 753-5191

The North Face
https://www.thenorthface.com; (888) 863-1968

Uniqlo
http://www.uniqlo.com/us; (855) 486-4756

BearVault
http://www.bearvault.com; (866) 301-3442

SOG Specialty Knives & Tools
https://www.sogknives.com; (888) 405-6433

SteriPEN
http://www.steripen.com; (888) 783-7473

Tarptent
http://www.tarptent.com; (650) 587-1548

Enlightened Equipment
http://www.enlightenedequipment.com; (507) 494-8906

Therm-a-Rest
http://www.cascadedesigns.com/Therm-A-Rest; (206) 505-9500

MSR
http://www.cascadedesigns.com/msr; (206) 505-9500

TOAKS
http://toaksoutdoor.com; (805) 300-7685

Astral
http://astraldesigns.com; (828) 255-2638

Seattle Sports
http://www.seattlesportsco.com, (800) 632-6163

SealLine Gear
http://www.cascadedesigns.com/SealLine; (206) 505-9500

This article was originally published in the SURVIVOR’S EDGE™ Winter 2016 edition. Subscription is available in print and digital editions here.

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