MedSail BVI

 19 – 26 January 2019

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

Medical professionals will earn 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. However, you needn't be a medical professional to join MedSail 2019. 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.   

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
  • Snorkelling equipment, kayak, and stand-up paddleboard
  • Trip Cancellation and Interruption Insurance


The Moorings 4800 4-Cabin Crewed Catamaran

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Itinerary and Program Topics

Please note: The 2019 ITINERARY HAS NOT BEEN CONFIRMED YET. The schedule below is based on last year's event to give you an overview on what to expect. Itinerary is always subject to change due to weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances.



19 January 2019 

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

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

20 January 2019
Mariner Inn

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

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

- Sail to Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke

21 January 2019
Foxy's Bar
Jost Van Dyke

- 8:30 - 9:30 am, On-board Medical Emergencies 

- 9:30 - 10:30 am, Marine Envenomations 

- Sail to The Bight, Norman Island

22 January 2019
Pirates Bight
Norman Island

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

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

- 10:30 - 11:30 am, Diving Accidents 

- Sail to TBD

- Afternoon Party – all invited!

23 January 2019

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

- 9:30 - 10:30 am, Seafood Toxidromes 

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

- Sail to North Sound, Virgin Gorda

24 January 2019

- 8:30 - 9:30 am, Wound Care 

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

- 10:30 - 11:30 am, Drowning, Cold Water immersion 

- 5:00 - 6:00 pm, Happy Hour – all invited!

25 January 2019

- 8:30 - 9:30 am, Update on Travel Medicine 

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

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

- Sail back to Moorings Base, Road Town.

26 January 2019
Road Town

- Return to The Moorings by 12:00 noon.

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