Offshore Medical Kit Contents

I completed our offshore medical kit and am super proud of it! In our offshore emergency medicine class, we covered a lot of important topics regarding health and safety at sea.  The professors provided us with an example inventory.  We also had a good discussion during...

Vaccines for Cruisers

***I am not a medical professional.  Just sharing the research I’ve done regarding our trip.  Talk to your doctor!*** Yesterday we went to our PCP to discuss medical concerns for cruising.  At our Offshore Emergency Medicine course, it was recommended that we...

Offshore Emergency Medicine – When There is No Rescue

We have just wrapped up a 3-day course through Med Officer and Wilderness Medical Associates called Emergency Offshore Medicine. The class was phenomenal, and while I’m not going to go over all the details we learned, I hope that a brief overview of the course will convince...

Books for Offshore Medical Treatment

Any long-term cruising or minor offshore passage is going to involve spending time away from easy access to health care.  Even when you are near health care, there’s always going to be a risk factor in getting medical attention – in the States, the damage might...