Boating Basics Online - Basic Boating Safety Course
Chapter 8 - Accidents and Emergencies

First Aid

First aid kit contents.Every boater should take an American Red Cross or other approved first aid course. It is not only important for your own personal safety but for your passengers and other boaters you may encounter who need first aid assistance. You should also equip your boat with a first aid kit. This kit should be sufficient to deal with common problems such as sunburn, scrapes, bruises, minor burns, seasickness and bug bites. The following is a minimum inventory of first aid supplies you should carry.

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