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Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor


June 17, 2022


8:00 AM to 6:00 PM



McCausland Hall at the Westport Maritime Museum


$50.00 for commercial fishermen


Joe Petersen


This class is filled. Register on our waiting list to receive notification by email when we schedule a class in your area.

Participants must bring their own cloth face mask and agree to follow class recommendations to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.

AMSEA is conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Westport, Washington. This course is offered at reduced cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support form NIOSH, the U.S. Coast Guard, Washington Sea Grant, Seattle Fishermen's Memorial Fund, 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).

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