Medical Emergency on a BVI Charter

Lessons learned from a life-threatening incident on a Lagoon 52. In this case, the victim was the charter skipper.


Just another beautiful BVI day. The forecast was for  87 degrees and sunny and the weather Gods were in fine form, with a predictable breeze out of the east that made us forget the advent of hurricane season.

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Rob Hyson
Born on the coast of Maine, Rob is no stranger to the water. With over 15,000 sea miles that include transatlantic crossings and two years of solo, Caribbean cruising, he now works in the maritime industry as a 100-Ton USCG Master and a PADI Divemaster. These days you can find Rob freelancing on term charters and deliveries to supplement the cruising kitty as he sets off on an around the world journey with his girlfriend.