Boat Observer Supplies (by Laura Picardo)
Please have at least 2. Stopwatches – Look at all those colors!
Do not rely on a phone!
Must record hours, minutes, and seconds
-Lip balm with SPF
-UV blocking shirt
You will get an official NYOW shirt if you commit to observing at least one event!
-Long, UV blocking Pants
-Durable shoes that will not scuff a boat deck
Ones that wrap all around your eyes
-Rain gear if rain forecast
-Towel or Baby Wipes
No bananas(or at least ask your Captain first)
Be ready for a whole day on the water, so bring something like a PB & J in addition to snacks
-A “reward snack”
Something you really like that will make your brain say “yay!” but not melt in the sun
-Seasickness medication (if needed)
-Tylenol or Ibuprofen