A waterproof packable backpack is a must for most any cruising adventure. When it’s time to dingy ashore and explore new environs, having a stashable, lightweight dry bag to carry your essentials in is critical, and this FreeRain model from Matador is just the one we’ve been looking for. At 6.6 oz, this 24 liter backpack has technical specs unheard of in packable bags. It packs super small – 5 inches by 3 inches, and is constructed of 30D Cordura ripstop nylon, with a siliconized waterproof coating. All seams are internally sealed, and there are thoughful details throughout, like the non-absorbing shoulder straps.
Grab this essential piece of kit here, for under $70.