Yakutat, Alaska

Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class


February 8 & 9, 2020


February 8 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, February 9, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM


Free for commercial fishermen, $175 all others


Neil Nickerson


Register online or call (907) 747-3287

AMSEA is offering a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Yakutat, Alaska. This course is offered at no cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support form Alaska DCCED, 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 Session

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

Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!


Yakutat Elementary School

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2924 Halibut Point Road ~ Sitka, AK 99835

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