March 27, 2019
CONTACT: Sarah Fisken, 206-543-1225 or

Sea Safety and Survival Workshop in Gig Harbor

Learn emergency drills for commercial fishing vessels
Tuesday, May 14

Washington Sea Grant and the Gig Harbor BoatShop at Eddon Boatyard are cosponsoring a Sea Safety and Survival (Drill Instructor) course for commercial fishermen and charter boat operators.

This Coast Guard-approved course meets the training requirements of the Commercial Fishing Safety Act to conduct drills. Coursework combines lecture and hands-on experience with the safety and survival equipment required for commercial fishing vessels. Participants will learn about emergency procedures and will be trained to develop appropriate emergency drills for their own vessels.

Tuesday, May 14 2019
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Gig Harbor BoatShop at Eddon Boatyard
3805 Harborview Dr.
Gig Harbor, WA

Fee: $100 ($50 for commercial fishermen)

Due to limited space, registration is required.
To register or for more information, contact: Sarah Fisken, 206-543-1225,

Based at the University of Washington, Washington Sea Grant provides statewide marine research, outreach, and education services. The National Sea Grant College Program is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.