MedSail BVI

January 20-27, 2018

Please join us for the perfect mix of education, fun and sailing in great company!

Medical professionals will earn 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. However, you needn't be a medical professional to join MedSail 2018. This event is open to any sailor who wants to feel safer and more knowledgeable on the water.

MedSail Stateroom Package - Moorings 4800 Crewed Yacht

Book now to ensure your spot in this one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn medical and safety skills from some of the top educators in the field.   

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The Moorings 4800 4-Cabin Crewed Catamaran

 Package Includes:

  • One night hotel stay at the Mariner Inn
  • Six nights aboard the yacht
  • Captain and Chef
  • All meals, snacks, beverages, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres aboard the yacht
  • Snorkeling equipment and kayak
  • Trip Cancellation and interruption insurance

Itinerary and Program Topics

Please note: The itinerary is subject to change due to weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances.

DAY

ACTIVITY

January 20, 2018
Tortola

- Course participants arrive. Participants of crewed yachts spend night at Mariner’s Inn.

- 7:00-8:30pm, Welcome reception Poolside Mariner’s Inn, Mooring’s Base.

January 21, 2018
Mariner Inn

- 9:00 - 10:00am, Sea Sickness: etiology, prevention, and treatment (Jacobs)

- 10:00 - 11:00am, Solar Injury: the ABC’s of UV radiation (Nathanson)

- Sail to Great Harbor, Jost Van Dyke

January 22, 2018
Foxy's Bar
Jost Van Dyke

- 8:30 - 9:30am, Onboard Medical Emergencies (Johnson)

- 9:30 - 10:30am, Marine Envenomations (Nathanson)

- Sail to The Bight, Norman Island

January 23, 2018
Pirates Bight
Norman Island

- 8:30 - 9:30am, Responsibilities of the Medical Officer: Medical kits, Communication, Telemed., Evac at-sea (Jacobs)

- 9:30 - 10:30am, ABC's of Dive Medicine (Johnson)

- 10:30 - 11:30am, Diving Accidents (Greenway)

- Sail to Marina Cay

- Afternoon Party, Marina Cay (Porch Bar at top of Island) – all invited

January 24, 2018
Marina Cay

- 8:30 - 9:30am, Man Overboard and Safety-at-Sea (Jacobs)

- 9:30 - 10:30am, Seafood Toxidromes (Nathanson)

- 10:30 - 11:30am, Decompression Sickness and Arterial Gas Embolism (Greenway)

- Sail to Bitter End, North Sound, Virgin Gorda

January 25, 2018
Bitter End Yacht Club
Virgin Gorda

- 8:30 - 9:30am, Wound Care (Johnson)

- 9:30 - 10:30am, Analysis of recent sailing tragedies and lessons-learned (Nathanson)

- 10:30 - 11:30am, Drowning, Cold Water immersion (Johnson)

- 5:00 - 6:00pm, Happy Hour at "Crawl Pub" B.E.Y.C. all invited

January 26, 2018
Bitter End Yacht Club
Virgin Gorda

- 8:30 - 9:30am, Update on Travel Medicine (Johnson)

- 9:30 - 10:30am, Shark attacks and Marine infections (Nathanson)

- 10:30 - 11:30am, Health Maintenance at-sea; the Fearsome 5 (Jacobs)

- Sail back to Moorings Base, Road Town.

January 27, 2018
Road Town

- Return to The Moorings by 12:00 noon.

For more information, or to reserve your yacht contact
Barbara Daetwyler or bridgette kenny by phone at 1.888.703.3173
or by email at barb.daetwyler@moorings.com or bridgette.kenny@thlmarine.com