St. Paul, AK- F/V Drill Conductor

Date: June 8, 2017

Hours: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Cost: Free for commercial fishermen

Location: Recreation Hall, Gorbatch Street, St. Paul, AK  Map

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


AMSEA is offering a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Workshop in St. Paul, Alaska. The workshop is free to commercial fishermen, thanks to support from the Central Bering Sea Fishermen's Association.


Instructor Ron Bowers 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

  • 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. 


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

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2924 Halibut Point Road ~ Sitka, AK 99835

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