Gig Harbor, WA - F/V Drill Conductor Class


Date: May 14, 2019

Hours: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Cost: $50 for commercial fishermen

Location: Gig Harbor Boat Shop, 3805 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Registration: Email Sarah Fisken at


Washington Sea Grant is conducting an AMSEA Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Gig Harbor, Washington. This marine safety training course is offered at a reduced cost of $50 to commercial fishermen thanks to support from the Seattle Fishermen's Memorial Fund and Washington Sea Grant.


Instructor Joe Peterson will cover these topics:


  • EPIRBs, Signal Flares, and MAYDAY Calls

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting

  • Flooding and Damage Control

  • Dewatering Pumps

  • Immersion Suits and PFDs

  • Emergency Drills

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • In-the-Water Skills Practice Session


AMSEA Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor classes meet the U.S. 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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