Kit List

Safety

  • 4 man life raft, ISO approved, equipped with SOLAS B Pack, and serviced (£1500).
  • 4x life jackets, CE or USCG approved, Manual inflation only (i.e. no automatic inflation), Gas inflation, Shall include light, whistle, crotch strap, spray hood and reflective tape. (£190 each)
  • 4x safety harness, must be USCG approved.
  • 4x safety lines, must be USCG approved, with safety shackles at either end.
  • 1x EPIRB, 406MHz, Category 2, Class 2, USCG Approved, manually deployable with an operating life of at least 48 hours at 70°F. (£530)
  • Tracking device for use from Hawaii to Australia (provided as part of race from California to Hawaii)(£450)
  • Fire blanket (£10). FOURBIRDS FRIEND EDWARDS
  • Fire extinguisher (X2), USCG approved, BII 2.5lb portable, ABC rated (£70).
  • 4x immersion suits, USCG approved (£120 each).
  • Watermaker Schenker Smart 30 (£4140)
  • Manually operated water maker, must be capable of producing at least 4 litres an hour. Manual Watermaker (Katadyn 35) (£1210)
  • Emergency ditch kit (contains: Personal Locator 406MHz EPIRB (PLB), Red hand-held flares, Orange smoke flare, Waterproof strobe flashing light with batteries, Waterproof sealed torch with batteries, Signalling mirror FOURBIRDS FRIEND BENHAM, Whistle, Silver foil blanket (£3), White breakable light sticks (£1.50 each) FOURBIRDS FRIEND GRUNDY (x1), FOURBIRDS FRIEND ROBERTSON (x1) Pocket knife, Water, Chocolate bars, Mini first aid kit, Sea sickness tablets, Personal Medication).
  • Flares (Red parachute flares, White parachute flares, White handheld flares, Buoyant orange smoke flares) (£12 each).

Medical and First Aid

  • Medical Kit (details to follow) (£500).
  • Sea sickness tablets (£40).
  • 1x Hollis Trauma Shear Cutters (£8) FOURBIRDS FRIEND PENNY
  • Pocket Mask (£6) FOURBIRDS FRIEND BENHAM
  • Vitamins and Minerals SPONSORED BY SPATONE
  • Nemesil Sachets (£10) FOURBIRDS FRIEND LAW

Other

  • 2x Daylight signalling mirror (one is for the grab bag) (£4 each). FOURBIRDS FRIEND BENHAM
  • 1x Mounted knife in sheath, so that it can be reached from rowing position.
  • Retro reflective tape (SOLAS approved).
  • 4x Bicycle Helmets (£25 each)
  • 30x Sun Cream (£8 each)
  • Fishing Line for Emergency
  • 4x Masks: SPONSORED BY DIVER’S WAREHOUSE (x2)
  • 4x Snorkels: SPONSORED BY DIVER’S WAREHOUSE (x4)
  • Satphone Minutes: (25p per minute) FOURBIRDS FRIEND PENNY (4mins), FOURBIRDS FRIEND LAW (4mins)

Electrics, Communications, Navigation

  • General electrical circuits
  • VHF / Watermaker long cable
  • VHF / Watermaker short cable (Specialist wiring for above: £300)
  • Solar panels – long cable
  • Solar panels – short cable
  • AIS Radar Transponder (Raymarine) (£695)
  • Radar Target Enhancer (£700)
  • Autopilot Control (Raymarine, P70) (£440)
  • Raymarine Antenna (£239)
  • ST2000+ Tillerpilot (Raymarine) (£465)
  • Chartplotter with fish finder (£1295)
  • Satellite telephone
  • Marine band VHF radio (multiple channel) (£190)
  • VHF Fixed Mount (Raymarine) (£20)
  • Ray101E H/H VHF (£149)
  • 2x VHF Aerial (£43 each)
  • Fixed GPS unit
  • Handheld GPS unit
  • Electric watermaker / desalination device (£1000)
  • All round white navigation light (£275)
  • Internal light (x2) (£100 each)
  • Battery
  • Battery isolation switch
  • Battery monitor
  • Solar panels (£2500 for all solar equipment and wiring)
  • Switch panel
  • Ruler
  • Chart Plotter (Raymarine E7 Chart plotter) (£1095)
  • Bag for Ruler and Chart Plotter
  • 4x Waterproof Watches (£40 each)
  • Electrical fitting (£2600)

 Water Containers

  • Ballast emergency water containers (at least 2US gallons in each) (£100).
  • Day containers (£28)
  • 4x Water Bottles for Daily Use (£30)

Rowing Equipment

  • 4x Sliding seats (2 as spares) (£500 each)
  • 12x Oars (£325 each) (Sponsor an Oar)
  • 4x Seat Covers
  • Fenders (£100)

Food, Cooking, and Galley

  • 3000x Food Sachets (4 people, 3 meals per day, 240 days, £5 each) FOURBIRDS FRIEND EDWARDS(x1) FOURBIRDS FRIEND BEARCHELL FAMILY (x1)
  • 2x Gimble Stove (£85 each)
  • Gas (£400)
  • 4x Army Windproof Matches (£2 each) FOURBIRDS FRIEND PENNY (x1), FOURBIRDS FRIEND LAW (x1), FOURBIRDS FRIEND GRUNDY (x1), FOURBIRDS FRIEND ROBERTSON (x1)
  • Forks and Spoons
  • Fishing Rod
  • Clear Plastic Box Containing Fishing Kit (emergency)
  • Snack Bags, Nuts, Treats, sweets: SPONSORED NAKD BARS, SPONSORED WILDTRAIL
  • Soy Sauce, Salt, Pepper, Condiments
  • Waterproof Container containing tins of fruit and fish
  • 6x Sproutamo Bean Sprouters (£7 each)
  • 2x 12v Electric Kettle
  • Yorkshire Tea Bags: SPONSORED BY YORKSHIRE TEA
  • 4x Travel Mugs (£60)
  • Powdered Milk, Hot Chocolate, Coffee
  • Drink Aid
  • Biscuits (50p each)

Lines and Ropes

  • 1x Para-Anchor, swivel, shackle, line (£580)
  • 1 x Anchor (£340)
  • 2x Drogue (£70 each)
  • 1x Towing Eye
  • 1x Stern Drogue Eye
  • 1x Towing strop
  • 1x Purpose Made Throwing Line
  • 1x Life Line
  • 3x Grab Lines (£35 each)
  • 14mm Rope (Marlow) (£2.20/m) (100m needed)
  • 6mm Rope (Marlow) (£1.10/m) (50m needed)

Miscellaneous 

  • 1x Buckets and Lanyards (6.50) FOURBIRDS FRIEND EMELIE LANDENBERG
  • 1x Bucket and Chuck It (Toilet) and Lanyard (£6.50) FOURBIRDS FRIEND EMELIE LANDENBERG
  • 1x Spare Bedpan/Bucket
  • 1x Fixed Compass (£134)
  • 1x Hand Held Compass
  • 1x USCG Approved Flashlight and Batteries
  • 1x USCG Approved Foghorn (£8) FOURBIRDS FRIEND BEARCHELL FAMILY
  • 1x Binoculars (£75)
  • 1x Bilge Pumps (£53.96)
  • 1x Solar Powered Fan
  • 4x Petzl Head Torch (£20 each) FOURBIRDSFRIEND NIGEL WINSER (x1)
  • Decals (boat logos) (£15 each Small)

 Charts

  • 1x Laminated NOAA chart 530 – North America West Coast (£25) FOURBIRDS FRIEND DOUGLAS 
  • 1x Laminated NOAA chart 18022 – San Francisco to San Diego (£25) FOURBIRDS FRIEND NIGEL WINSER
  • 1x Laminated NOAA chart 18685 – Monterey Bay (£25)
  • 1x Laminated NOAA chart 19340 – Hawai’i to O’ahu (£25)
  • 1x Laminated NOAA chart 19357 – Island of O’ahu (£25)
  • 5x Laminated NOAA charts O’ahu-Cairns TBC (£25)

Maintenance Tool Kit

  • 1x 6″Adjustable Wrench
  • 1x 6″Pliers
  • 1x 10″ Mole Grips
  • 1x Junior Hacksaw (+5 Blades)
  • 1x Stanley Knife (+5 Blades)
  • 1x Tungsten Carbide Hand Drill and Bits
  • 1x Combination Spanners
  • 1x Hex Keys
  • 1x Hammer
  • Screwdrivers to fit all screws on boat
  • 1x Multimeter
  • 1x Multi-Tool (Leatherman/Swiss Army Knife)
  • 4x Epoxy Repair Kit (£9 each)
  • 1x Marine Sealant
  • 1x Self Amalgamating Tape
  • Cable Ties
  • Duck Tape

Spares

  • Electrical Connectors and Wires
  • Navigation Light Bulb
  • Batteries
  • Bilge Pump Spares
  • Water Maker Spares
  • 4x Life Jacket Cannisters
  • 2x Rowing Seat Spares
  • Steering Spares
  • 4x Rowing Gate Spares

Clothing

Storage

  • Lock ‘n’ Lock Waterproof Food Containers – for electronics as well as food
  • Aquapac Ipod Bags (and spares)
  • Pelican Cases
  • AquaPac Bag containing instruction manuals
  • 4x Ipad Covers: SPONSORED BY OVERBOARD

Entertainment

  • Audiobooks
  • Photos, pictures and small gifts from friends
  • 4x Ipods (£200 each)
  • 4x Headphones
  • Ipod Holder and Speakers (Fusion £600)

 Cameras and Filming

  • Stills Camera (£500)
  • 6x Go Pro Cameras (£150 each)
  • 2x Go Pro 3D Housing (£100)
  • 1x Go Pro Remote
  • 1x Kite for Aerial Filming (£25)
  • Waterproof Case to House Cameras (£20)

Personal Care

  • 8x Tubs of Vermont Bag Balm for cracked skin (£5 each).
  • 4x Waterproof bags containing spare clothing
  • Shampoo, Conditioner, Wash (£8)
  • Razors (£1)
  • 30x Toothpaste (80p Each)
  • 4x Electric Toothbrushes and Batteries, Heads
  • 4x Tea Tree Oil (£4.50 each) SPONSORED BY LOVE MY HEALTH
  • 60x Wet Wipes Packs (£1 each)
  • Deodorant SPONSORED BY TAYLORS, HAWAII

Personal Computing

  • Macbook Laptop and Aquapac (£3500)
  • Toughbook in Pelican Case (£3500)
  • Solar Powered Charger/Case (£20)

Sleeping

  • Mattress
  • 4x Travel Pillows
  • 4x Sleeping Bags
  • 4x Sleeping Bag Liners
  • 4x Hanging Nets for Cabin (£7.50 each) FOURBIRDS FRIEND HAWKINS GRUNDY FAMILY(x1), FOURBIRDS, FRIEND ROBERTSON FAMILY (x1)
  • 1x Small First Aid Kit
  • 1x Mascot Teddy Bear: SPONSORED BY ASQUITHS TEDDY BEARS
  • Sea Padding (£300)
  • Cabin Cushioning (£1200)

Boat Cleaning

  • 1x Bucket (£4.00) FOURBIRDS FRIEND HAWKINS FAMILY
  • 1x Natural Cleaning Products (£5.00) FOURBIRDS FRIEND HAWKINS FAMILY
  • 1x Dustpan and Brush (£2.00) FOURBIRDS FRIEND HAWKINS FAMILY
  • Rags (£1.00) FOURBIRDS FRIEND HAWKINS FAMILY
  • Bin Bags (£1.00) FOURBIRDS FRIEND HAWKINS FAMILY
  • 8x Ankle Leashes

Training Courses

  • 5x RYA First Aid (£113.99 each)
  • 5x RYA Sea Survival (£130 each)
  • 5x RYA VHF Radio Course (£105 each plus £30 each for radio license)
  • 5x RYA Seamanship and Navigation
  • 5x RYA Day Skipper Course (£540 each)
  • 5x RYA Coastal Skipper Course (£540 each)
  • 5x RYA Yacht Masters Course (£555)
  • 5x RYA Competent Crew Course (£500 each)
  • 8 week Learn to Row Course: £210 each (not needed by whole team)

Boat Build

  • Rossiters Boat Shell and Trailer (£33,600): SPONSORED BY HENLEY ROUND TABLE £250, REGAL ‘ROW THE PACIFIC’DONATIONS £51, REGAL ‘ROW THE PACIFIC’ TICKET SALES £175, FAWLEY STEAM FAIR, ROW CHALLENGE £6, URBAN FITNESS ROW CHALLENGE £15, JUNE MARKET PLACE ROW CHALLENGE £5

Race Entry Great Pacific Race 2014

  • Deposit: £300 SPONSORED BY LUCY FLEMING £100, RAISED THROUGH SPONSUME £200
  • Fee: £16,155 SPONSORED MILES MONICA £5, SPONSORED MILES SAL £5, PROCEEDS FROM SALE OF TOM ALLEN’S JANAPAR BOOK £10

Logistics and Flights

  • 7x Flights UK to Monterey Bay, California (3 return, 4 single)
  • 3x Flights UK to Hawaii (Support Crew, return)
  • 3x Flights UK to Cairns (support Crew return, via Thailand)
  • 4x Flights Cairns to UK, Via Thailand (one way)
  • 7x Accommodation Monterey Bay, May 2014
  • 7x Accommodation Honolulu, Hawaii, June/July 2014
  • 7x Accommodation Cairns, December 2014
  • 7x Accommodation, Thailand, December 2014
  • 7x Food and Transport, Monterey, Honolulu, Cairns, Thailand.
  • Boat Shipping UK-Monterey, Cairns-UK (£6,000)
  • Boat Insurance (£3,000)
  • 7x Personal/travel insurance
  • 7x Hammocks for Land: SPONSORED BY EAGLE’S NEST OUTFITTERS

 Science Kit and Research

  • Kayak Trawl: SPONSORED BY 5GYRES INSTITUTE
  • Dissection Kit (£50)
  • Sealed Bags (£10)
  • Probes for reading sea temperature, salinity, oxygen content (£150)
  • Dive Slates, Books on Flora and Fauna to Recognise Wildlife (£100)
  • 4x Heart Rate Data Loggers (£100 each)
  • 4x Actiheart data loggers (£900 each)
  • Actiheart data logger software (£350)
  • CANTAB Cognition testing ipad version (£1440)

Fitness Training Kit

Exhibition and Other Costs

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