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From the heart, quick tips for cardiac event

When February rolls around, what is the first holiday you think of? If you are in a relationship, you’d better think of Valentine’s Day. And the symbol for …

New year reminds yacht crew to give medical equipment a check up

It’s that time of year again. Time to buy a new calendar, make New Year’s resolutions and go through your medical kit. The first step to a complete …

Aid the sick but protect yourself

I have found that most people are willing to help someone when they require medical assistance. There are, however, concerns that we have when thinking about …

AED designed for easy use; update kit, train and use

A New Mexico man died from a heart attack on an airline flight in late April, despite the availability of an Automated External Defibrillator. His wife told a …

Mother was wrong about how to treat that bloody nose

The boss’s children are on onboard the yacht for a week of fun in the sun. Suddenly, one child starts to cry and runs toward you with a bloody nose.   …

If your mate has a stroke can you help?

I have written about this topic before, but it’s all I can think about today. When I conduct onboard CPR, AED and first aid classes, we always review the …

Breath not an option, use hands on CPR

When conducting onboard training classes, crew often say “we heard that you don’t breathe during CPR anymore.” I explain that this is half …

Beware of the most deadly animal on the planet

Besides being pests, mosquitoes can carry and transmit numerous diseases. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control reports that mosquitoes kill more than 1 million …

Dangers of the heat

As I write this, I am enjoying the warm weather that Florida’s springtime offers. I love the heat. Having grown up in Pennsylvania and shoveled my fair share …

Sometimes simple symptoms can be signs of something worse

Recently, my friend Capt. Rob noticed he was feeling tired earlier in the day. He was also sweating more than usual but, being out in the hot Florida sun …

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10th annual NMS Poker Ride rides out

10th annual NMS Poker Ride rides out

More than 100 motorcyclists and car enthusiasts joined National Marine Suppliers today for its 10th annual Poker Run. The ride has so far …

Port slip opens to yachts

Port slip opens to yachts

By Lucy Chabot Reed A 450-foot slip in the Port of Palm Beach is now available for large yachts. Port commissioners voted …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Lady Sheridan, Invader for sale

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Lady Sheridan, Invader for sale

New in the sales fleet M/Y Lady Sheridan, a 190-foot (58m) Abeking & Rasmussen launched in 2007, listed jointly with Burgess and …

From atop a volcano to under the sea in St. Kitts

From atop a volcano to under the sea in St. Kitts

Story and photos by Chef Victoria Allman “Good job!” Hilton barked. Hilton “Like-the-Hotel” was the Rastafarian guide leading …

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