Homer, AK- F/V Drill Conductor Workshop


Date: April 1 & 2, 2017

Hours: April 1 - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, April 2 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Cost: Free for commercial fishermen, $195 all others

Location: Best Western Bidarka Inn 575 Sterling Hwy, Homer, AK 99603   Map

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


AMSEA is offering an 18-Hour Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Homer, Alaska. This course meets the US Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on documented commercial fishing vessels operating beyond the federal boundary line.


Instructor Anna Borland-Ivy will cover these topics:


  • EPIRBs, Flares, and MAYDAYs

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting

  • Immersion Suits and PFDs

  • Emergency Drills

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • In-the-Water Practice Session


This course is free to commercial fishermen thanks to support form the U.S. Coast Guard, DCCED, and NIOSH.


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

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