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The Northwest Maritime Academy Training Davit

August 15th, 2016|0 Comments

The PSCRB & FRB Training Davit on Pier 91 For the past several months The Northwest Maritime Academy has been constructing a "one-of-a-kind" PSCRB (Proficiency in Survival Craft Rescue Boat) Training Davit on Pier 91 [...]

18 rescued as whale watching boat sinks in Alaska

August 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Whale watching boat sinks in Alaska By Ashley Herriman on AUGUST 1, 2016 The Dolphin Jet Tours whale watching boat Raven's Journey in Alaska. Dolphin Jet Tours photo. The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued 18 [...]

PSCRB & FRB Finally in Seattle?

March 1st, 2016|0 Comments

PSCRB & FRB in Seattle The Northwest Maritime Academy (NWMA) PSCRB & FRB Update: After 10 long months NWMA may have finally found homes for our two PSCRB & FRB training programs in Seattle & [...]

Northwest Maritime Academy at The 2016 Seattle Boat Show

January 28th, 2016|0 Comments

The Northwest Maritime Academy at The 2016 Seattle Boat Show The Northwest Maritime Academy and The Gig Harbor Marina and Boat Yard loaded in our booth (EAST 721) for the great 2016 Seattle Boat Show today. [...]

Happy New Year

December 31st, 2015|0 Comments

Happy New Year The Northwest Maritime Academy is very happy to see 2016! For those of you following our adventure, you already know that we have been working tirelessly to get our Proficiency in Survival [...]

What to do when a Shipmate is Choking?

November 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Choking:  The Fourth Leading Cause of Unintentional Injury Death It seems that every week we read a story of some poor child or adult dying as a result of choking.  Just recently, I read a story of [...]

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The Discipline of Survival

October 12th, 2015|0 Comments

The Discipline of Survival STCW emergency procedure guidelines are insistent that to maintain discipline in a marine emergency is absolutely essential to give survivors the best prospect of being rescued.   But what is discipline - [...]

Northwest Response First Aid CPR/AED Training

October 8th, 2015|0 Comments

Hello, Now that the Northwest Response website is back online, we ask that all First Aid CPR AED Training registrations be completed via the Northwest Response website.  Just use the handy button at the [...]

Search and Rescue in The Puget Sound

October 5th, 2015|0 Comments

Search and Rescue in The Puget Sound Beginning Friday, October 2nd; we started our first STCW SAR Class at the Northwest Maritime Academy with Seafarers World Wide.  Our class consisted of Police Officers from the Gig Harbor [...]

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STCW Search and Rescue (SAR) Course

August 27th, 2015|0 Comments

The Northwest Maritime Academy and Seafarers Worldwide announces our first (SAR) - Search And Rescue Training Course Download Flyer Instructors: Captains Patrick Boyle & Thomas Bliss This course provides the candidate with [...]

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New Training Partnerships

August 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Our New Training Partners Are Pretty Hot! We are very pleased to announce that we have started development with the Bremerton International Emergency Services Training Center (Formerly Kitsap Rediness Center) to conduct our soon-to-be-announced [...]

2015 Seattle Seafair Weekend Boating- Boater Information

July 27th, 2015|0 Comments

Seafair Seattle 2015 This Seafair weekend Captain Thomas Bliss of the Northwest Maritime Academy will be COXSWAIN Thomas Bliss of the USCG/AUX, and he has a few words of advice for boaters attending Seafair. #1) You [...]