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Old 04-10-2008, 04:58   #1
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Ditch bag

What is in your ditch bag?

Also, I've frequently seen "passports" on this list... Do people get duplicates for this? Or do they get in and out of the ditch bag frequently?
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Hereís a few interesting articles, detailing the various authorís recommendations:

Abandon Ship Bag ~ by Doug Ritter (Equipped to Survive)
EQUIPPED TO SURVIVE (tm) - Abandon Ship Bag

The Ditch Bag ~ by Jeffrey E. Isaac (Wilderness Medical Associates)
Ditch Bag

Preparing to Abandon Ship ~ by Blaine Parks
Preparing to Abandon Ship

Abandon Ship Bag Equipment ~ Westpac Marine Services
Abandon Ship Bag Equipment
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When making an offshore passage, we seal wallets, passports and personal medical information (if applicable) in ziploc bags and put them in the ditch bag. I keep them out when island hopping.
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