Neah Bay, Washington

Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor


February 23, 2021


8:00 AM to 5:00 PM




Joe Peterson


This is a closed course for the Makah Tribe. Please contact AMSEA if you would like a private class for your organization, business, school, or fishing crew.

Washington Sea Grant and AMSEA are conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Neah Bay, Washington. This is a closed enrollemnt course for the Makah Tribe. Students should bring an immersion suit, a change of clothes, snacks, a pen, and a photo ID.

The class will cover these topics:

  • 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

  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • 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!


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