SEASICKNESS MEDICATION: Kona is on the lee side of the Big Island and in being so we usually encounter calm moderate seas with variable winds. If you are prone to sea sickness we recommend considering a sea sickness medication before your adventure. Always consult with your physician as needed. We have had great success with and recommend a natural remedy of ginger, please see Sailor Secrets for more information on Sailors Secret and its benefits.
BOAT SAFTEY EQUIPMENT AND AMENITIES: Maheli-Heli is a USCG Certificate of Inspection (COI) certified vessel. She is equipped with state of the art marine safety equipment. This includes an automated fire suppression system, 2 VHF radios – class D with automated DCS, multiple cell phones, an E-PIRB, an AED, a SOLAS first aid kit, 42 life vests, fire extinguishers and life saving flotation devices. All captains are licensed by United States Coast Guard and are certified in First Aid and are subject to all USCG regulations and training. We provide fresh water rinse for your equipment, fresh water shower to rinse, 2 dive ladders, a head (marine toilet), comfortable seating, safety railings and a non-skid deck surface.