Sitka, AK- F/V Drill Conductor

Date: November 7, 2017

Hours: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Cost: Free for commercial fishermen, $175 all others

Location: Harrigan Centennial Hall 330 Harbor Drive, Sitka, AK 99835  Map

Registration: CANCELLED


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 Jerry Dzugan will cover these topics:


  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • EPIRBs, Signal Flares, and MAYDAY Calls

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Flooding & Damage Control

  • Dewatering Pumps

  • Firefighting

  • Immersion suits and PFDs

  • Emergency drills

  • Helicopter rescue

  • Life rafts

  • Abandon ship procedures


AMSEA Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshops meet the U.S. Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on commercial fishing vessels. 

This workshop is being offered as part of the Sitka Fall Fishermen's Expo, an educational event hosted on November 7th-10th, 2017 in partnership with the Sitka Seafood Festival and the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association. The expo provides networking opportunities for fishermen and workshops on topics including: fishing equipment and technology, marine safety, financial & business skills, fishery research and innovation, and best fishing practices. Learn more at


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

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