Irina Gracheva Takes on the Mini Transat

There’s nothing mini about the Mini Transat 6.5! Aquapac ambassador, Irina Gracheva will set sail this Saturday.   “Life on board has become easier, drier and more comfortable.”  Irina Gracheva, a 34-year-old Russian, is one of just 87 people who have qualified for this year’s Mini Transat; a biennial solo transatlantic yacht race for 6.5 metre boats over 4,000 nautical miles that […]

Best Dry Bags for Camping

How to use dry sacks

Camp in comfort night after night with the right dry bag   What’s worse than arriving at a campsite with a wet sleeping bag and clothes?  How about knowing how easily you could have protected your gear? A dry bag is one of camping’s little essentials. It’s up there with a head torch, eco-friendly wet […]

Motorbike camping – Packing List

Important!: Key Spare Key Money Cards RAC/Breakdown Driving License Campsite Book/List Map(s) For going abroad: Passport Tickets Visa V5C Insurance Certificate EHIC Card Travel Insurance Breakdown cover Accident Recovery Policy Travel Adaptor Guidebook Standard: Tent Mallet Gaffer Tape Airbed Airbed Pump Sleeping bag Pillows Ear Plugs Cooker Gas/Meths Pans & Kettle Plates/Dishes Cups Cutlery Multitool […]

Car Camping – Packing List

Our own personal list for a successful car-camping weekender (or longer)… Important!:KeysMoneyCredit CardsRAC/BreakdownDriving LicenseCampsite Book/ListMap(s) For going abroad:PassportTicketsVisaEHIC CardTravel InsuranceBreakdown coverVaccination CertificatesMedical CardTravel AdaptorLonely Planet/ Rough GuideAqua fan! Standard:TentMalletPeg RemoverOld Towel (for mopping up leaks!)Gaffer Tape AirbedAirbed Pump Sleeping bagSleep sheetPillowsBlanket/Extra sleeping bagHot Water Bottle (even in Summer!) Camping ChairsPlastic Sheet/RugEar Plugs CookerGas/MethsPans & KettlePlates/DishesCupsCutleryTin […]