The realities of cruising as a diabetic: you CAN do it, but you have to know these four things. [More] Diabetes on a Boat
Living the dream doesn't make you immune to illness and injury, unfortunately.
Tips to prepare for and handle medical issues from minor to major, including everyone's big question: how do you keep Band-Aids on?
How do you stay healthy when cruising in tropical heat? Tips from Lin Pardey’s years of experience. [More] Staying Healthy in the Tropics
Wouldn’t a heating pad feel good on your aching muscles? How about hand warmers in your pocket? Reusable and no electricity needed . . . [More] Reusable Non-Electric Heating Pads
How healthy is cruising? Nica explains the good points and bad and what you can do to make it better. [More] Is Cruising Really Healthy?
Medical issues can really throw a monkey wrench into cruising plans and schedules. A framework for deciding when to continue on and when to stay. [More] Medical Issues & Cruising
Concentrated electrolyte replacement without sugar or other sweeteners, flavoring, or color — plus it does not need refrigeration and has a two-year shelf life. Perfect for boaters! [More] Hi-Lyte Electrolyte Replacement
Recovering from a hurricane? Watch out for what’s in the water — both seen and unseen. Don’t compound the tragedy. [More] Dangerous Waters
Hurricanes wreck damage in so many ways — not just immediately but in the clean up as well. Be careful and don’t compound the tragedy. One friend’s life is hanging by a thread. No more, please. [More] Post-Hurricane Dangers in the Water
When you’re away from the dock on your boat, you have to be prepared to deal with any medical problem that arise. What we carry and how I organize it. [More] First Aid Kit for a Boat
You’ve probably heard not to eat reef fish due to the risk of ciguatera. But how much do you really know about ciguatera? I discovered that a lot of what I thought I knew was wrong! [More] Ciguatera Poisoning