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FISHING VESSEL STABILITY AWARENESS CLASS

FISHING VESSEL STABILITY AWARENESS CLASS

Gloucester Portuguese Club, 133 Prospect St
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Did you know that flooding and instability are the leading causes of fishing vessel disasters in the United States? This AMSEA workshop addresses the most common causes of these casualties. You will learn vital information on vessel stability and ways to prevent dangerous situations. Our USCG-certified Vessel Stability instructors incorporate practical exercises, demonstrations and case […]

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19 April 2021
CPR & FIRST AID CLASS

CPR & FIRST AID CLASS

Marshfield Town Pier, Harbormaster Office, 100 Central St, Brant Rock
Marshfield, MA 02050 United States
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When you’re at sea, you don’t have the convenience of emergency personnel arriving in a few minutes to care for an injured crewman. As fishermen, you are the first responders. Depending on the weather and your distance from shore, you may continue to respond for a long time until medical experts take over. This CPR […]

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20 April 2021
Safety & Survival Class

Safety & Survival Class

U.S. Coast Guard Sector South Portland Maine, 259 High St.
South Portland, ME 04106 United States
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This training is designed for all fishermen, including crewmen, to learn or hone fundamental safety and survival skills. Through hands-on training, fishermen learn about EPIRBs, Signal Flares, MAYDAY Calls, Man Overboard Recovery, Firefighting, Flooding & Damage Control, Dewatering Pumps, Immersion Suits, PFDs, and Life Rafts. For interested fishermen, this is the first day of the […]

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22 April 2021
Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Free

The Oceans of Recovery Meeting takes place weekly and is run by a Fishing Partnership Navigator and Recovery Coach. Attend and learn strategies for managing substance use disorder.

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22 April 2021
Drill Conductor Certification

Drill Conductor Certification

U.S. Coast Guard Sector South Portland Maine, 259 High St.
South Portland, ME 04106 United States
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Dig deeper into what you learned in the Safety & Survival Class including new information on cold-water survival, helicopter rescues, stability, liability and emergency procedures. Then apply your knowledge and skills to your own fishing vessel. Working with our USCG-Certified Marine Safety Instructors, you will create an emergency station bill and learn how to lead […]

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23 April 2021
Safety & Survival Class

Safety & Survival Class

Life Raft & Survival Narragansett RI, 55 State St.
Narragansett, RI 02882 United States
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This training is designed for all fishermen, including crewmen, to learn or hone fundamental safety and survival skills. Through hands-on training, fishermen learn about EPIRBs, Signal Flares, MAYDAY Calls, Man Overboard Recovery, Firefighting, Flooding & Damage Control, Dewatering Pumps, Immersion Suits, PFDs, and Life Rafts. For interested fishermen, this is the first day of the […]

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29 April 2021
Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Free

The Oceans of Recovery Meeting takes place weekly and is run by a Fishing Partnership Navigator and Recovery Coach. Attend and learn strategies for managing substance use disorder.

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29 April 2021
Drill Conductor Certification

Drill Conductor Certification

Life Raft & Survival Narragansett RI, 55 State St.
Narragansett, RI 02882 United States
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Dig deeper into what you learned in the Safety & Survival Class including new information on cold-water survival, helicopter rescues, stability, liability and emergency procedures. Then apply your knowledge and skills to your own fishing vessel. Working with our USCG-Certified Marine Safety Instructors, you will create an emergency station bill and learn how to lead […]

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30 April 2021
Safety & Survival Class

Safety & Survival Class

CG Station Gloucester, 17 Harbor Loop
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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This training is designed for all fishermen, including crewmen, to learn or hone fundamental safety and survival skills. Through hands-on training, fishermen learn about EPIRBs, Signal Flares, MAYDAY Calls, Man Overboard Recovery, Firefighting, Flooding & Damage Control, Dewatering Pumps, Immersion Suits, PFDs, and Life Rafts. For interested fishermen, this is the first day of the […]

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06 May 2021
Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Free

The Oceans of Recovery Meeting takes place weekly and is run by a Fishing Partnership Navigator and Recovery Coach. Attend and learn strategies for managing substance use disorder.

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06 May 2021
Drill Conductor Certification

Drill Conductor Certification

CG Station Gloucester, 17 Harbor Loop
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Dig deeper into what you learned in the Safety & Survival Class including new information on cold-water survival, helicopter rescues, stability, liability and emergency procedures. Then apply your knowledge and skills to your own fishing vessel. Working with our USCG-Certified Marine Safety Instructors, you will create an emergency station bill and learn how to lead […]

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07 May 2021
Safety & Survival Class

Safety & Survival Class

Life Raft & Survival Narragansett RI, 55 State St.
Narragansett, RI 02882 United States
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This training is designed for all fishermen, including crewmen, to learn or hone fundamental safety and survival skills. Through hands-on training, fishermen learn about EPIRBs, Signal Flares, MAYDAY Calls, Man Overboard Recovery, Firefighting, Flooding & Damage Control, Dewatering Pumps, Immersion Suits, PFDs, and Life Rafts. For interested fishermen, this is the first day of the […]

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13 May 2021
Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Free

The Oceans of Recovery Meeting takes place weekly and is run by a Fishing Partnership Navigator and Recovery Coach. Attend and learn strategies for managing substance use disorder.

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13 May 2021
Drill Conductor Certification

Drill Conductor Certification

Life Raft & Survival Narragansett RI, 55 State St.
Narragansett, RI 02882 United States
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Dig deeper into what you learned in the Safety & Survival Class including new information on cold-water survival, helicopter rescues, stability, liability and emergency procedures. Then apply your knowledge and skills to your own fishing vessel. Working with our USCG-Certified Marine Safety Instructors, you will create an emergency station bill and learn how to lead […]

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14 May 2021
Safety & Survival Class

Safety & Survival Class

CG Station Gloucester, 17 Harbor Loop
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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This training is designed for all fishermen, including crewmen, to learn or hone fundamental safety and survival skills. Through hands-on training, fishermen learn about EPIRBs, Signal Flares, MAYDAY Calls, Man Overboard Recovery, Firefighting, Flooding & Damage Control, Dewatering Pumps, Immersion Suits, PFDs, and Life Rafts. For interested fishermen, this is the first day of the […]

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20 May 2021
Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Free

The Oceans of Recovery Meeting takes place weekly and is run by a Fishing Partnership Navigator and Recovery Coach. Attend and learn strategies for managing substance use disorder.

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20 May 2021
Drill Conductor Certification

Drill Conductor Certification

CG Station Gloucester, 17 Harbor Loop
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Dig deeper into what you learned in the Safety & Survival Class including new information on cold-water survival, helicopter rescues, stability, liability and emergency procedures. Then apply your knowledge and skills to your own fishing vessel. Working with our USCG-Certified Marine Safety Instructors, you will create an emergency station bill and learn how to lead […]

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21 May 2021
Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Free

The Oceans of Recovery Meeting takes place weekly and is run by a Fishing Partnership Navigator and Recovery Coach. Attend and learn strategies for managing substance use disorder.

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27 May 2021
Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Free

The Oceans of Recovery Meeting takes place weekly and is run by a Fishing Partnership Navigator and Recovery Coach. Attend and learn strategies for managing substance use disorder.

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03 June 2021
Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Free

The Oceans of Recovery Meeting takes place weekly and is run by a Fishing Partnership Navigator and Recovery Coach. Attend and learn strategies for managing substance use disorder.

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10 June 2021
Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Free

The Oceans of Recovery Meeting takes place weekly and is run by a Fishing Partnership Navigator and Recovery Coach. Attend and learn strategies for managing substance use disorder.

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17 June 2021
Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Oceans of Recovery Meeting

Free

The Oceans of Recovery Meeting takes place weekly and is run by a Fishing Partnership Navigator and Recovery Coach. Attend and learn strategies for managing substance use disorder.

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24 June 2021
2021 Open Enrollment

2021 Open Enrollment

Open enrollment for 2021 has been extended to July 23, 2021. Commercial fishing is a dangerous occupation. If you become injured or sick and can’t work, you need health insurance in order to pay your medical bills? Fishing Partnership Navigators are here to help.

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23 July 2021

Fishermen Need Help

Commercial fishermen are essential workers and heroes who risk their lives to feed us. The pandemic has threatened the collective livelihood of the 20,000 fishermen we serve. You can help local fishing families by answering the call. Make a donation to support Fishing Partnership programs and thank you.

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What Fishermen Are Saying

  • Fishing Partnership has had a major impact on my life. In these uncertain times in the fishing industry, having access to affordable health insurance is a great relief. Thank you, your efforts are much appreciated.

    Edward D., Marblehead

  • A lot of fishermen and their families would be without health care if it were not for you guys. Keep up the good work.

    Tom M., Hingham

  • We can’t thank Fishing Partnership enough for being there when we needed affordable quality health coverage.

    Peter P., Gloucester

  • Fishing Partnership is the best thing that ever happened to fishermen. Without it, I wouldn’t know what to do about my doctor bills.

    Antone S., New Bedford