Port Townsend, WA - F/V Drill Conductor Workshop

Date: May 2, 2018

Hours: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Cost: $50

Location: Northwest Maritime Center, 431 Water St. Port Townsend, WA 98368   Map

Registration: Call 206-543-1225 or email sfisken@u.washington.edu


Washington Sea Grant is offering an AMSEA Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Port Townsend, Washington. Instructor Eric Olsson 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. This course is offered at no cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support from the USCG and NIOSH.


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