If you or your partner were incapicitated, could the other one do all the necessary chores on the boat? How we set our systems up and how it’s paying off. [More] Designing Boat Systems that Everyone Can Use
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 to get routine prescription medications while cruising — whether in the US or abroad. [More] Cruising and Prescriptions
What do you do when medical issues collide with your plans? Here’s how we’ve handled three of those situations — with great results. [More] When Medical Issues Arise While Cruising
How much do you really know about ciguatera poisoning? How prevalent is it? How serious is it? What you need to know before you eat another piece of fish. [More] Ciguatera Poisoning
Space is precious on a boat. Why would you want more than one first aid box? [More] How Many First Aid Boxes?
If you’re seasick, the last thing in the world you need is to have to search for your meds . . . [More] Where Do You Keep the Seasick Meds?
After trying a number of products to heal and protect Dave’s lips, this is what finally worked. Highly recommended! [More] Lip Care
Whether you wear glasses or sunglasses, you need to be able to fix them out on the water. Here’s a great — and inexpensive — kit that’s had everything I’ve ever needed. [More] Eyeglass Repair Kit
An easy way to organize your first aid supplies so it’ll be easy to find what you need when the time arises, and a list of what’s in ours. [More] Organizing the First Aid Supplies
If your potatoes have a green tint, can you go ahead and eat them? Anything special you should do? How about potato eyes? [More] Are Green Potatoes Safe to Eat?