The folks at Washington Sea Grant have a busy schedule of interesting and important workshops this fall — relevant to recreational and commercial mariners alike. The three next opportunities are in Westport, Seattle, and Port Angeles.

First Aid at Sea Workshop in Westport
Thursday, October 27, 2022
Westport, WA

Washington Sea Grant is sponsoring a one-day Coast Guard-Approved First Aid at Sea Workshop for commercial fishermen and charter boat operators.

Topics covered include CPR, patient assessment, hypothermia, cold-water near-drowning, shock, trauma, burns, fractures, immobilization, first aid kits and more.

Thursday, October 27, 2022
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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

Cost: $100 ($50 for commercial fishers).

Preregistration is required. Register online here:


Coast Guard-Approved First Aid at Sea Workshop in Seattle
Learn to effectively treat hypothermia, near drowning and other incidents while on the water
November 4, 2022

Washington Sea Grant and Port of Seattle Fishermen’s Terminal are cosponsoring a Coast Guard-Approved First Aid at Sea Course.

Topics covered include:

  • CPR
  • Patient assessment
  • Hypothermia and cold water response
  • Near drowning
  • Shock and trauma
  • Burns and fractures
  • Choking and patient immobilization
  • First Aid kits.

Friday, November 4, 2022
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Nordby Conference Room
Nordby Building
Fishermen’s Terminal
Seattle, WA

$100 ($50 for commercial fishermen)

Register online here:


Marine Weather Workshop in Port Angeles
Learn to read the weather before you head out on the water

Washington Sea Grant and the Port Angeles Yacht Club are co-sponsoring a Marine Weather Workshop in Port Angeles.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Atmospheric Pressure and wind
  • Coastal Winds
  • Daily Briefing
  • Fog
  • Getting Current Weather
  • Global Winds
  • Strong Wind Systems
  • Waves
  • Weather Charts
  • Weather Models

The class will include a hands-on opportunity to develop an individualized daily weather briefing for paddle, sail and power boats. Students may work individually or in small groups. Students need to bring a laptop computer to access weather and ocean data.

Saturday, November 5, 2022
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Port Angeles Yacht Club
1305 Marine Drive
Port Angeles, WA


Due to limited space, registration is required. Register online here:


For more details, contact Sarah Fisken: (206) 543-1225 or