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Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor


April 19-20, 2023


7:45 AM to 5:00 PM April 19th, 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM April 20th



Humboldt Fishermen's Marketing Association


$125 for Commercial Fishermen, $225 for all others


Suzie Howser


Register online or call (907) 747-3287.

AMSEA is conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Eureka, CA. This course is offered at a reduced cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support from California Sea Grant, 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

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

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