Sitka, AK - F/V Drill Conductor

Date: April 4, 2019

Hours: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Cost: Free for commercial fishermen, $185.50, including sales tax, for all others

Location: NSRAA, 1308 Sawmill Creek Road, Sitka, AK 99835

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, NIOSH, and AMSEA members.


Instructor Emma Edson will cover these topics:


  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • Immersion Suits and PFDs

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • EPIRBs, Signal Fares, and MAYDAY Calls

  • Firefighting

  • Flooding and Damage Control

  • Dewatering pumps

  • Helicopter Rescue

  • Life Rafts

  • Abandon Ship Procedures

  • Emergency Drills


AMSEA Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshops 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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2924 Halibut Point Road ~ Sitka, AK 99835

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


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