Sitka, AK- F/V Drill Conductor

Date: September 25, 2017

Hours: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Cost: Free for commercial fishermen, $175 all others

Location: Public Safety Training Academy 877 Sawmill Creek Road, Sitka, AK 99835   Map

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


AMSEA is offering a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Workshop in Sitka, Alaska. The workshop is free to commercial fishermen, thanks to support form the USCG, DCCED, and NIOSH.


Instructor Rick Petersen will cover these topics:


  • Cold water survival skills

  • EPIRBs, flares, and maydays

  • Man overboard recovery

  • Fire fighting

  • Immersion suits and PFDs

  • Emergency drills

  • Helicopter rescue

  • Life rafts

  • Abandon ship procedures


This course meets the US Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on documented commercial fishing vessels operating beyond the federal boundary line. 


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

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2924 Halibut Point Road ~ Sitka, AK 99835

p (907) 747-3287 / f (907) 531-1756


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