The Grand Catchall is as light as a feather but meant to weather carryall. Such are the unique qualities of sailcloth. A laundry list of uses over and above the obvious superlative beach bag are storage for: laundry, linens, towels, toys and even a log carrier in off season, an off to college and back home again with one's laundry weekender bag, an essential car carryall..... and I can go on and on and on as I am wont to do. So much so that retailer Klaus by Nienkamper refers to the bag as the WINDBAG! Please note unique closure detail of white rubber bathtub plug. You never know when one might come in handy.