Equipment and materials:
- Sailboats (purchased, gotten at auction, donated, borrowed, or built).
- Bike carts (folding and nonfolding).
- Bicycles (folding and nonfolding).
- Electric bicycles.
- Electric outboard marine engines.
- Diesel outboard engines.
- Skiffs, kayaks, lifeboats.
- Wind-power generator for sailboat.
- Solar panels for sailboat (foldable on awnings as well as panels).
- Sails, rigging.
- Navigation instruments.
- Tools for repair and maintenance tasks.
- Charts and books.
- Foul weather gear.
- Safety equipment.
- Fire wood for onboard wood stoves.
- Veggie oil for diesel engines.
- Diesel engines.
- Alcohol fuel for cookstoves.
- Seeds for planting more food.
- Farming implements.
- Fishing poles, tackle, nets.
- Water filters and steel water-containers or tanks.
- Water quality testing devices including measurement of plastic debris.
Work or contributions of time:
- Crew on sailboats.
- Biking crew, cart pedalers.
- Photographers, video/filmmakers.
- Journalists embedded.
- Coordinating connections between farmer or processor, neighborhood garden, and customer.
- Certification development (using terms "Sail Transported" and "Sail & Pedal Power Transported" and "Pedal Power Transported" perhaps with logo, on goods' packaging for customers and on shippers' or farms' websites or catalogs, and even restaurant menus).
- Publicizing activities for recruitment and awareness-outreach.
- Event organizing (benefit concerts, dinners of non-trucked produce and drink).
- Advisory roles (technical-engineering, food, climate change, sustainability, legal, etc.).
- Fundraiser or Development Director.
- Activism director (campaigns, anti-plastics action or reseach on river or ocean, etc.).
- Marine work (woodworking, fiberglass mending, hauling out vessel, painting, rewiring, plumbing, diving service, mechanic, sailmaker).
- Long-voyages research (setting up deliveries from tropical ports to U.S. coasts, for example).
- Online match-making for sailors, passengers, captains, CSA subscribers, farmers.
- Barter coordinator (e.g.: food in exchange for a keg of beer, or delivery-service done in exchange for some favor or object).
- Farmers, depavers, vendors (for our own Farmers Markets stalls if necessary)
- Community and Regional support (Portland E.A.T.S., Food Not Bombs or other services).
Cost items having monthly payments:
- Rent for slips. (alternative: anchoring)
- Insurance costs. (Boats that don't go into marinas do not have to be inspected or insured. Boats that have no engines don't even have to be registered, in some countries.)
- Utilities. (can be minimized as to shore power and buying propane, for example, by using home-made rocket stoves, fueled with twigs and driftwood.)