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Gear Dilemma

We like gear, and we have plenty of it. We have many hobbies that revolve around the ocean and have all of the necessary gear for a family of four. I had always thought that we would buy a boat on the west coast and that we would be able to stock it with all of our stuff. Our reality however, is that we bought a boat that is already in the South Pacific and that is already stocked with a bunch of gear. While there are a lot of good things about starting our adventures in Fiji, we are now in the process of trying to figure out how to get all of our gear from Santa Cruz to the boat. What are we trying to bring with us? Well lets see... surfboards, wet suits, fishing gear, SCUBA gear, snorkeling gear, spearfishing gear, boat gear (spare parts/safety equipment/other necessities), camera gear, computers and electronics, guitars, boat toys, and a bunch of home school supplies. Trying to figure out exactly what to bring with us is somewhat limited by Airline Baggage Rules. Our flight will all