Some thoughts on selecting a good first aid kit for cruising and then deciding what to add to it.
Phyllis discusses what they would do differently in the future to handle a life-threatening situation like John’s hiking accident.
John discusses the things he and Phyllis did right when dealing with his life-threatening injury.
John describes a very serious injury he sustained while hiking and how incredibly helpful the Wilderness First Aid Course he and Phyllis took the year before was to managing this life-threatening situation.
But better than all the courses and kits is prevention—in other words, maybe your boom preventer should be considered part of your medical kit!
John and Phyllis praise the Red Cross Wilderness First Aid Course they took in Nova Scotia and highly recommend it for anyone planning to go to remote places or offshore.
Totally confused about which medical kit to take onboard with you? Colin discusses some of the issues involved in choosing which kit is right for you.