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Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Course


April 5, 2024 - April 6, 2024


8:00AM to 5:00PM



USCG Port Canaveral


Free for commercial fisherman, $225 for all others


Michael Lawson


AMSEA is conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Cape Canaveral, FL.  Space is limited, so register soon. This course is offered at a reduced cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support from 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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