Date: November 2, 2019

Hours: 7:45 AM - 8:00 PM

Cost: $95 for commercial fishermen, $175 for all others

Location: Dockmaster's Office Training Room, 11449 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura, CA 93001

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


AMSEA is offering a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Ventura, California. Instructor Richard Ullrich will cover these topics:


  • Cold-Water Survival Skills

  • EPIRBs, Signal Flares, and MAYDAY Calls

  • Man Overboard Recovery

  • Firefighting

  • Flooding and 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 U.S. Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on commercial fishing vessels, 46 CFR 28.270(c). The course is offered at reduced cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support from the NIOSH, the U.S. Coast Guard, and AMSEA members.


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

Ventura, CA - F/V Drill Conductor Class

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