Planning for the ARC – Our top medical and first aid tips before pushing away from the dock . 10/10/2018
Liz Baugh, maritime and offshore medic from Red Square Medical and Dr. John Ross, medical director of PRAXES Medical Group take you through their top tips for keeping your crew happy and healthy at sea.As sailors, we know there are many things to consider before pushing off from the dock. We spend time (and money) preparing our boats, but little to prepare our minds and bodies for open ocean sailing, when calling 911 or 999 is not an option. The old saying comes to mind, “If you fail to plan, you will plan to fail” or a favourite in the Royal Navy, the 5 P’s - Prior Preparation Prevents Poor Performance.We have put together some tips to help prepare for being at sea over an extended period, so you can enjoy the full extent of your ARC experience.Know your crew’s medical history. Are they... Click here for more info..