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Sea Sick: Save severed finger with correct response

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray While working on a boat, there are many opportunities to lose a finger or two. Think hatches, winches, ropes, anchor chains, knives, …

Sea Sick: Can’t pass this quiz? Time for a first-aid refresher

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray We all know what follows next when a TV doctor shouts, “Clear!” It means someone is going to get shocked by a defibrillator. But …

Sea Sick: Influenza is nothing to sneeze at – get the vaccine

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray Recently, I received a call from my friend Diane. We were supposed to go kayaking, but instead she was in bed sick. She told me that …

Sea Sick: If crew can’t pass this AED quiz, it’s time for a first-aid refresher

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray We all know what follows next when a TV doctor shouts, “Clear!” It means someone is going to get shocked by a defibrillator. But …

Sea Sick: Disabling tick diseases can be hard to diagnose

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray Something about things that feed off my blood tends to raise the hair on the back of my neck. One of those things is a tick. Ticks …

Sea Sick: Washing hands is crucial onboard

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray In the past, we have covered complex and dramatic lifesaving topics in this column. This month, I want to talk about something very …

Sea Sick: Quick, someone’s choking! What do you do?

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray You are having lunch with a crew mate, talking about the busy schedule for the day, and suddenly he stands up and looks directly at …

Sea Sick: IVs best left to medical pros

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray I have been asked by several yacht captains if I offer onboard training for crew on how to properly insert an IV.  Always a little …

Sea Sick: Spots that don’t heal could be skin cancer

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray May is “Skin Cancer Awareness Month,” so that will be the focus of this month’s column. I realize that the vast majority of my …

Sea Sick: Medical emergencies happen; are you prepared?

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray Medical emergencies happen every day.  These emergencies can be accidental, such as car accidents, falls and cuts; health-related, …

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Triton networks with Maritime Marine

Triton networks with Maritime Marine

More than 220 yacht captains, crew and industry folks joined us for Triton Networking with Maritime Marine on the first Wednesday in …

Captain sentenced to three years in guest death

Update Dec. 4 Captain sentenced in guest death in propeller accident A yacht captain was sentenced to nearly three years in prison in …

Rules of the Road: Retain records to show fuel oil complies with ECA regulations

Rules of the Road: Retain records to show fuel oil complies with ECA regulations

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers Longtime sufferers of this column may recall this topic being discussed back in early 2012. …

Engr. Craig Siedelhofer dies of liver cancer at 47

Engr. Craig Siedelhofer dies of liver cancer at 47

By Dorie Cox Engr. Craig Siedelhofer died Nov. 17 of liver cancer in Roanoke, Virginia. He most recently worked as relief engineer on …

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