Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Class - Brownsville, Texas, July 8

  • July 8, 2023 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Margaret M. Clark Aquatic Center

    2901 Farm to Market Road 802
    Brownsville, Texas 78526
Ticket Price $0.00-$225.00 This event is now over
Description

AMSEA is conducting a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Palacios, TX. Participants qualify for a reimbursement of up to $95 off the purchase price of their next PFD. This course is offered at a reduced cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support from the Texas Sea Grant, NIOSH, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Brownsville Independent School District, and AMSEA members. The class will cover these topics:

  • EPIRBs, Signal Flares, and MAYDAY Calls
  • Man Overboard Recovery
  • Firefighting
  • Flooding & Damage Control
  • Dewatering Pumps
  • Immersion Suits and PFDs
  • Abandon Ship Procedures
  • Helicopter Rescue
  • Life Rafts
  • Cold-Water Survival Skills
  • Emergency Procedures Drills
  • Water Practicum

This course meets the US Coast Guard training requirements for drill conductors on commercial fishing vessels, 46 CFR 28.270(c).

Date & Time

Sat, Jul 8, 2023 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Venue Details

Margaret M. Clark Aquatic Center

2901 Farm to Market Road 802
Brownsville, Texas 78526 Margaret M. Clark Aquatic Center
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