Medical Kits

Managing Medical Incidents on board

  • Senior First Aid certification is required for both crew members.  (If your qualification has lapsed, contact the ORCV office re courses available )

Competitor health and well being

All competitors are required to complete this information prior to departure) Information is held by the Race Medical Officer (RMO) and will be shared with rostered duty Medical Officers in the event of an incident /illness. In the case of medical evacuation, the information will also be shared with the evacuation team.

Up to date information re travel health risks will be issued as they are released with a final update prior to departure

Further Information

A practical hands on session to get to know the contents of your Medical Kit and how to use them. This session will cover management of simple dislocations and fractures, wound management including suturing and stapling. Please note that this session is supplementary to and does not replace the need for Senior First Aid certification.

Emotional well being for the race ahead will be reviewed by psychologist Darren Eger with regards to planning for the ‘wobbly’ moments, managing the unexpected and controlling focus.


Medical – Dr Rosie Colahan           0409 865 283

Psychology – Mr Darren Eger                  0423 100 031