Skipper’s Medical Emergency Handbook

ISBN: 978-1-78155-620-7

by Dr. Spike Briggs and Dr. Campbell Mackenzie

The Skipper’s Medical Emergency Handbook is designed to assist all who go to sea – whether on a day excursion, a holiday cruise or an even longer trip. It will provide practical advice, boost confidence, solve problems and minimise danger for all on board.

Step-by-step instructions, explanatory illustrations and flow charts provide an at-a-glance reference on how to prevent, treat and care for the sick and injured at sea. And there is advice on pre-voyage preparations, establishing emergency procedures, first response and assessment of illnesses and injury, right through to offshore aftercare and recovery. The Skipper’s Medical Emergency Handbook is a comprehensive and practical resource for novices or experienced sailors and motorboaters.

This is well put together book which is essential for anyone going to sea and easy to use should a medical emergency occur.


I would highly recommend it owners of small boats and larger vessels alike.

Published by:

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
31 Bedford Avenue

Paperback: 233mm x 132mm, 224 pp illustrated

Price: £18.99



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