Date: June 7-8, 2017

Hours: June 7 - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, June 2 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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

Location: The location for this class has changed! Due to a scheduling conflict at the original location, the class will now be held at SAVEC in King                      Salmon.  Map

Registration: This class has filled. Please register on the Course Waiting List and we will send you an email when a course is available in your area.


AMSEA and SAVEC are conducting a 10-Hour Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Naknek, Alaska. This course is offered at reduced cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support form the Alaska DCCED, and NIOSH.


Instructor Anishia Elbie will cover these topics:


  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • EPIRBs, Flares, and MAYDAYS

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting

  • Immersion Suits and PFDs

  • Emergency Drills

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • In-the-Water Practice Session


AMSEA Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshops meet the U.S. Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on documented commercial fishing vessels operating beyond the federal boundary line. This workshop is offered at no cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support from the U.S. Coast Guard, DCCED, and NIOSH.


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

Naknek, AK- F/V Drill Conductor Workshop

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