Date: October 4 & 5, 2018

Hours: 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Cost: Free for commercial fishermen, $175 for all others

Location: Dillingham High School, 565 Wolverine Ln, Dillingham, AK 99576

Registration: Register online or call (907) 747-3287


AMSEA is offering an Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Dillingham, Alaska. Instructor Ron Bowers 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

  • Emergency Drills

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • In-the Water Practice Session


This course meets the US Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on documented commercial fishing vessels operating beyond the federal boundary line. The workshop is offered at no cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support from the U.S. Coast Guard, Alaska DCCED, and NIOSH.


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

Dillingham, AK - F/V Drill Conductor Workshop

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