Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor

Date:

October 28, 2021

Hours:

8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Location:

Address:

Humboldt Fishermen's Marketing Association

Cost:

$125.00 for commercial fishermen, $175.00 for all others

Instructor:

Suzie Howser

Registration:

Register online or call (907) 747-3287.

Participants must wear their own face mask to help prevent the transmission of COVID-19.


AMSEA is conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Eureka, California. This course is offered at reduced cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support from NIOSH, the U.S. Coast Guard, and AMSEA members.

The class will cover these topics:


  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • EPIRBs, Signal Flares, and MAYDAY Calls

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting

  • Flooding & Damage Control

  • Dewatering Pumps

  • Immersion Suits and PFDs

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Emergency Procedures Drills

  • In-the-Water Skills Practice


This course meets the US Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on commercial fishing vessels, 46 CFR 28.270(c).