RAPID DITCH BAG CONTENTS

The rapid ditch bag aboard S/V Discovery contains the necessary items for sustained survival of 3-4 persons in the Pacific Ocean where rescue may take more than 3 days.

RATIONS 

  • 3600 Calorie Emergency Ration Bars

  • 40 4.2 fl. oz Emergency Drinking Water Pouches

  • 50 Dex4 Glucose Tablets

  • 50 Vitamin C Tablets

  • 40 oz. Peanut Butter

SIGNALING 

  • EPIRB 

  • VHF w/ GPS

  • Cell Phone

  • Sea Dye

  • Smoke Flares

  • Parachute Flares

  • White/Blue Cyalume Light Sticks

  • Signaling Mirror

  • Waterproof LED Flashlight w/Strobe

  • Waterproof Green Laster Pointer

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Fishing Kit

  • Gorilla tape

  • 50 ft. Nylon Para-Cord

  • 4 - Mylar Blankets

  • Knife w/Sheath

  • Plastic Cutting Board

  • Small Waterproof Flashlight

  • Leather Work Gloves

  • Solar Still

  • Spare Iridium Go Battery

  • 1 lithium Charging Battery

  • Waterproof Book w/Pencils

  • Waterproof Playing Cards

  • 4 Collapsible Silicon Cups

  • Vacuum Packed Boat Bailing Sponge

  • 4 Bandanas

MEDICAL

  • SAM Splint

  • Skin Stapler

  • ZipStitch

  • QuickClot

  • Gauze Pads

  • CoFlex Bandages

  • Israeli Bandage

  • Waterproof Band Aids

  • 50 SPF Sunscreen

  • Aquaphor Lip Protectant

  • Vaseline Petroleum Jelly

  • Antiseptic - BerbereX

  • Antibiotic Cream (Neosporin)

  • Visine

  • Anti-Inflamatory Medication (Ibuprofen)

  • Antibiotic Medication (Azithromycin)

  • Anti-Diarrhea Medication (Diphenoxylate-Atropine)

  • Anti-Nausea Medication (Ondansetron)

  • Severe Pain Medication (Oxycodone)

  • 7-day Supply Personal Prescription Medications

PERSONAL EFFECTS

  • Passports 

  • Immunization Records 

  • Vessel Documentation

  • Spare Prescription Glasses

  • Cash 

  • Credit Card