Superyacht medical guides
Superyachts today require a great deal of medical devotion; from the equipment found on board to the crew’s ENG1 medical certificate, there’s a lot to know about medical care on board a superyacht. Yachting Pages has taken a look at how to get your ENG1 to ensure you are legally allowed to work at sea, as well as exploring how to put a medical kit together and what a medical kit consists of.
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.