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Welcome to The Northwest Maritime Academy, the Northwest Response, LLC partner company.

You have been redirected to this site while we re-develop our Northwest Response website.  All the classes you usually find on Northwest Response are here, just click this link and you will find everything you are looking for in First Aid, CPR & AED classes from The American Heart Association, The American Red Cross, ASHI & HSI.

We should have our Northwest Response site up and running again in no time at all….

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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
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Captains Patrick Boyle & Thomas Bliss
This course provides the candidate with knowledge of the […]

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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 BST STCW […]

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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 cannot pass […]

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The Northwest Maritime Academy is Underway!

July 27th, 2015|0 Comments

Well here we are in our new home for a little over a month, and big things are happening! 

Just after we closed on the new facility in Gig Harbor we hit the ground running, adding […]

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Our New Dragon Boat!

July 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

NWMA’s Dragon Boat
The Gig Harbor Dragon Boat Has Arrived!
Exciting things are happening at Northwest Maritime Academy
One of the most unique is NWMA’s new Dragon Boat. The boat weighs in at 450 […]

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Emergency Medical Responder EMR Course

June 18th, 2015|0 Comments

We are very excited to announce our first Emergency Medical Response (EMR) Course scheduled for August 24th-28th, 2015 at our Flagship Office in Gig Harbor, WA.

The ASHI Emergency Medical Response (EMR) Course is designed to provide non-EMS responders […]

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Slightly Embarrassing Lesson in Maritime English

June 16th, 2015|0 Comments

While teaching Maritime English to a class of U.A.E. Nationals earlier this month I had an interesting challenge. I was covering Rule 36 of the International Rules of the Road. Rule 36 makes it very […]

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Castaways- Team Building Survival Adventure

May 5th, 2015|0 Comments

Tis the season to get out of the office and into the great outdoors! We have just started booking our first Castaways Team Survival events of the season. Does your team have what it takes […]

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American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

May 5th, 2015|0 Comments

The Northwest Maritime Academy is now a proud provider of the American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Course.
Designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize […]

Sharing Lessons Learned for “Safer Seas”

April 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Sharing Lessons Learned for “Safer Seas”

Sharing Lessons Learned for “Safer Seas”By Dione Lee 2015-04-15 21:25:10

Most cultures use storytelling or “lessons learned” as a teaching opportunity for passing on information gained from experience that is usually intended to keep the learner […]

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Registration opens for annual Marine Law Enforcement Conference

April 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Washington State Parks and Recreation CommissionRegister now for the 27th Annual Marine Law Enforcement Conference being held Sept. 22-25, 2015, in Tacoma, Washington: http://www.mleconference.com.

This unique opportunity lets marine law enforcement representatives from across Washington as well as […]

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Mariner Refresher Training

April 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Refresher Training
An important feature of the Manila amendments is the additional emphasis given to the need for seafarers’ standards of competence to be maintained throughout their careers. All seafarers are now required to provide evidence […]