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Sidestep Summer’s Miseries

Sidestep Summer’s Miseries

July 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Start with the word summer and begin free associating. Fun, sun, boats, vacation, friends all come to mind, but how quickly do you arrive at mosquitoes, sunburn, heat rash, and jellyfish?  This time of year should be about fun, but bothersome ailments can zap all the pleasure out of a summer day. Joy-spoilers are everywhere, […]

Say No! to Summer Health Woes

Say No! to Summer Health Woes

June 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

. Summer is an exciting time of year for young and old alike. It’s the season of vacations, with long days spent outdoors enjoying the mood-lifting warm sunshine. Before you take advantage of all summer has to offer, however,be sure your mood isn’t soured by some of summer’s most common health woes. Being prepared and […]

See the World at Sea

See the World at Sea

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

.   Many of us spend all year working at a job, rewarding ourselves with the pleasures of boating each summer. But what would you do if you had the chance to live on an ocean-going yacht, see amazing places, meet people from all over the world, and get paid for it? If that sounds […]

Banish the B’s of Summer

Banish the B’s of Summer

August 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Blobs, Burns, Buzzers, Barfing, Barbs, Bellyaches, and Boo-Boos Summers should be all about easy-going fun, but there are bothersome irritants lurking everywhere. And when we say everywhere, we mean it! Joy-spoilers can arise from roiling waters, the creatures that swim below, swarming insects, lingering sunshine, shoreline plants, and from the sandwich that sat out way […]

First Aid Kits

First Aid Kits

December 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Occasionally we’ll reach into our boat’s first aid kit to dispense a bandage for a scraped elbow or a tablet for a headache, but once the hurt is soothed we shut the kit back up. Through the hot and humid months of summer, our first aid kits rest in a cubby without a second thought.

Emergencies Aboard

June 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Emergencies Aboard. To make sure you and your family enjoy your boating time, you need to have the proper supplies on board to handle minor medical emergencies. Just as importantly, you should know when a medical situation can be handled by those on board and when it requires a distress call and a doctor’s attention.