Date: August 16, 2017

Hours: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Cost: $50 for commercial fishermen, $175 for all others

Location: Buras YMCA 36364 Hwy 11 Buras, Louisiana 70041  Map

Registration: CANCELLED


AMSEA is offering a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Buras, Louisiana. Instructor Michael Lawson will cover these topics:


  • EPIRBs, Flares, and MAYDAYs

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting

  • Immersion Suits and PFDs

  • Emergency Drills

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • In-the Water Practice Session


This course meets the US Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on documented commercial fishing vessels operating beyond the federal boundary line. The workshop is offered at a reduced cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support from NIOSH and the Louisiana Shrimp Association.


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

Buras, LA - F/V Drill Conductor Workshop

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