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Sea Sick: Quick action required when COVID-19 comes on board

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray Today, as I am writing this, the experts are still learning about the coronavirus. In this column I am going to point out what is …

Sea Sick: Avoiding shingles worth every penny

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray As I write this, I can still feel the nerve pain and headache from shingles. It has been over three weeks and, although the pain is …

Sea Sick: If someone is impaled, don’t pull out the object

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray Many of you reading this column  who are over the age of 50 may remember the 1969 Jerry Lewis movie “Hook, Line and Sinker” in …

Sea Sick: It’s annual checkup time for first-aid kits

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray It’s that time of year again. Time to buy a new calendar, make New Year’s resolutions and go through your first-aid medical kit. …

Sea Sick: Here’s the drill when the flu is aboard

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray Flu season in the U.S. generally occurs between October and May, and typically peaks between December and February. Flu, or …

Sea Sick: Commit these CPR steps to memory; seconds count

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray Many of you reading this may be walking around the Fort Lauderdale boat show. Regardless of where you are, do you know what to do if …

Sea Sick: Don’t wait for emergency to realize CPR skills rusty

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray The holiday season is fast approaching, which for many of us means tourist season is also fast approaching.  Where I live in …

Sea Sick: When stroke signs appear, fast action is critical

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray Earlier this year, American actor Luke Perry died from a stroke at the age of 52. Here are some other famous people who also died …

Sea Sick: Dry drowning can occur long after victim has been ‘rescued’

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray We all know what drowning is, but what about dry drowning?  When a person falls in the water accidentally, often they inhale or gasp …

Sea Sick: Yachts not immune to measles outbreak

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray It seems like you can’t turn on the news these days without someone talking about the measles outbreak. But what does it mean to …

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M/Y Sovereign wins in second Cotton Crews Olympics

M/Y Sovereign wins in second Cotton Crews Olympics

Photos by Mark Woodbury The crew from M/Y Sovereign took the top prize out of eight teams in the second annual Cotton Crews Olympics …

Provisioner warns against ‘false’ test kits for COVID-19

Provisioner warns against ‘false’ test kits for COVID-19

Fort Lauderdale-based provisioning company National Marine Suppliers has released a statement warning crew that COVID-19 tests found …

Engineer’s Angle: Antiviral action starts at home – especially when home is a yacht

Engineer’s Angle: Antiviral action starts at home – especially when home is a yacht

Engineer's Angle: by JD Anson The world has awakened to a new day, a new normal. Worldwide pandemic is now a real thing, and it calls …

Captains’ fatigue symptom of larger yachting problem

Captains’ fatigue symptom of larger yachting problem

By ISS Captains Committee It is the unanimous view of the International Superyacht Society’s Captains Committee that the greatest …

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