Superyacht medical guides
With the amount of scenarios that can and do go wrong on board todays superyachts, captains and crew are themselves required to have a great deal of knowledge and expertise surrounding first aid and required medical equipment, allowing them to provide effective medical care in case of incident or emergency.
Below, our superyacht medical guides advise on the different areas of superyacht medical care; from crew training and paperwork to support operations on board, to information on what to include in a marine medical kit.
A valid MCA ENG1 medical certificate is compulsory to work at sea. Find out how and where to get your certificate, and what's involved in the examination.
A superyacht has a wide range of potential medical eventualities, requiring first-aid kits and medical equipment. We explore what is required in a medical kit on board and the responsibilities of crew.
With remote-location diving becoming more common on board, it's important to understand the risks and safety procedures for when things don't go quite to plan. Yachting Pages takes a look at hyperbaric medicine.