Date: September 8 & 9, 2017

Hours: 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM, both days

Cost: Free for commercial fishermen, $175 for all others

Location: Aleknagik School Lake Street Aleknagik, Alaska 99555   Map

Registration: Register online or call (907) 747-3287


AMSEA is offering an Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Aleknagik, Alaska. Instructor Ron Bowers will cover these topics:


  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • EPIRBs, Signal Flares, and MAYDAY Calls

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting

  • Flooding & Damage Control

  • Immersion Suits & PFDs

  • Emergency Drills

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • In-the Water Practice Session


This course meets the US Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors commercial fishing vessels. The workshop is offered at no cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support from the U.S. Coast Guard, DCCED,  and NIOSH.


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

Aleknagik, AK - F/V Drill Conductor Workshop

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