Exams are not required now, but must be completed prior to Oct 15, 2015 for all commercial fishing vessels that operate beyond 3 miles off shore. Although you are not required to get an exam right now, your vessel is required to have all of the required equipment on board. Click here for more information. #fv #exams #dockside
On October 18, 2014, Sitka will mark the 146th anniversary of the transfer of the Russian claim of Alaska to the United States of America. The community of Sitka commemorates this event each year during its Alaska Day Festival.
To commemorate this event, Air Station Sitka will be hosting our traditional Open House on Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Want more info? Check out the Alaska Day Festival page! #uscg #airstationsitka #alaskaday
AMSEA has new and updated versions of Beating the Odds available for purchase. This guide to commercial fishing vessel safety covers weather, fatigue, person overboard, onboard fires, first aid and survival equipment in an easy to read format. The 7th edition also includes new information to make the book applicable to both warm and cold climates. Available in paperback or downloadable PDF. Purchase here! #beatingtheodds #book