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Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Course


April 16-17, 2024


Day 1: 7:45AM - 5:30PM, Day 2: 7:30am to 900am.



Humboldt Fishermen's Marketing Association

Humboldt Fishermen's Marketing Association #2 Commercial Street, Suite 4

Eureka, CA 95501


Free for commercial fisherman, 225 for all others


Suzie Howser


AMSEA is conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Eureka, California. This course is offered FREE 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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