Written by Anna Barthelme
July 2018

The arrival of summer means boating outings, beach fun, and adventures in exciting new places. It also means keeping track of more towels, bathing suits, beach gear, snacks, and other odds and ends. Secure all of your summer essentials in a pack that suits your needs. Marinalife compiled a list of favorites to help you find the perfect tote bag for boating!


Relay Festival/Yoga Tote

Take everything you need for a day on the town. Pack it all into the tote and still have enough space for those impulse buys and leftovers from lunch. ($27.95, eaglesnestoutfittersinc.com)


The Overnighter 

The perfect weekend getaway tote! Every time you buy a FEED product, you are investing in a better future for children and families around the world. FEED donates 50 school meals for children with each purchase of this bag. ($128, feedprojects.com)


The Original Deano 

SCOUT’s No. 1 selling bag to date! This tote’s flat bottom makes it easy to carry pretty much everything. Over 30 patterns available. ($40, scoutbags.com)

Sea Bags

Expandable Carryall Tote 

This oversized, slouchy shoulder tote is a lifesaver! The recycled sail cloth is tough, so you don’t have to think twice about setting it down. When you don’t need the extra space, interior snap straps pull the corners together for a more compact shape. ($225, seabags.com)

Uncommon Goods

Lock Down Anti-Theft Cut-Proof Bag 

The most secure tote bag for boating. Whether you’re headed to the beach or need to stow away items on board, this slash-proof pouch is ready to lock onto anything, keeping your valuables safe and secure. ($45, uncommongoods.com)