February 23, 2023

Contact: Jenna Keeton (206) 543-7009,

Sea Safety and Survival (Drill Instructor) Training

Friday, April 21, 2023
 Westport, WA


Washington Sea Grant is sponsoring a one-day Sea Safety and Survival Course (Drill Instructor) for commercial fishermen and charter boat operators.

This Coast Guard-approved workshop 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 now required for commercial fishing vessels. Participants will learn about emergency procedures and be trained to develop appropriate emergency drills for their own vessels.

Friday, April 21, 2023
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

McCausland Hall at the Westport Maritime Museum
2201 Westhaven Drive
Westport, WA

What to bring: Deck boots, survival suit and a change of clothes.

Cost: $100. Those who commercially fish may take the course for $50 due to program support from the Seattle Fishermen’s Memorial.

Preregistration is required. Register online here:

For more information, contact Jenna Keeton (206) 543-7009,

Washington Sea Grant, based at the University of Washington, provides statewide research, outreach, and education services addressing the challenges facing our ocean and coasts. The National Sea Grant College Program is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. 

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