Life aboard the Taber is relaxed, informal, and casual. You will be spending most of your time in jeans, shorts, or swimsuit.


Packing Tips

  • Please pack light!
  • Pack in soft luggage. There is no room for large, bulky suitcases.
  • Bring comfortable clothing.
  • If you’d like to try sleeping on deck, feel free to bring a sleeping bag.

Cooler Weather

If you’re joining us in June, September, or October, pack for cool weather and brisk sailing. Plan to dress in layers and bring wool or fleece sweaters, warm pants, wool socks, gloves, hats, and long johns.

Suggested Packing List

These are the important items you’ll want to bring:

  • casual comfortable clothing

  • a heavy sweater or two

  • waterproof jacket (no rain ponchos as they are hazardous)

  • waterproof pants

  • sneakers or deck shoes (2 pairs)

  • wool socks (2 pairs)

  • swimsuit, for a brisk dip in the bay

  • hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen

  • camera

  • earplugs if you’re a light sleeper (the cabin walls are thin).


Available On Board

You'll find these items in your cabin:

  • bath towel, hand towel, washcloth

  • fresh linens

  • hand soap

  • drinking cup

  • folding, portable stadium chair

  • hand-held flashlight.

These items are also available for use:

  • mosquito repellent

  • binoculars

  • two stand-up paddleboards

  • fishing gear

  • two classic rowing dinghies

  • small sailboat

  • an assortment of board games, playing cards, and books.