Visiting the Emergency Room in Labuan Bajo
Cruising Lifestyle | Indonesia

Visiting the Emergency Room in Labuan Bajo

Indonesia seems to be hitting the cruisers rather hard.  While many have come down with occasional cases of “Bali belly”, others have had more serious issues.  I woke up one morning in Pasarwajo with some troubling symptoms – not debilitating, but concerning. The first thing we did was WebMD the symptoms, and I was feeling…

Offshore Emergency Medicine for Sailors
Boat Gear & Outfitting | Offshore Emergency Medicine

Offshore Emergency Medicine for Sailors

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 anyone planning to cruise to take it. Audience…