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April 2018 – PSC Proficiency in Survival Craft (Lifeboatman)

April 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am - April 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm PDT



STCW PSC and PSCRB Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat (Lifeboat) Training,
Also Known as Lifeboatman Course

Presented By:
The Northwest Maritime Academy &
Seafarers Worldwide

Seattle, Washington USA

United States Coast Guard Approved
Course Information • Registration Information

USCG, STCW, PSC, PSCRB, Rescue Boat Lifeboat (Lifeboatman)
Proficiency in Survival Craft/Lifeboatman Training Courses and Classes
Seattle Washington, United States

Proud Training Partner to The Following

Offered by The Northwest Maritime Academy & Seafarers Worldwide.


On the water training will be held at the Northwest Maritime Academy Training Davit on Pier 91 in Seattle.
The classroom portion of the course is held in one of three locations. See below for the classroom location, and download this course information sheet with important details.

Download Course Information Sheet


PSCRB stands for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat.

At this training you will learn about Safety Guide Lines, Ship Emergencies, Abandoning the Ship, Personal Lifesaving Appliances, Rescue Operation, Life Boats, Life Boat Launching Devices / Appliances, Life Rafts, Location Aids, Signals and Signs in an Emergency.

This STCW course has been developed for seafarers who are responsible for the survival crafts and rescue boats during an emergency situation.

By following this training, participants should be able to be in charge of the survival craft or rescue boat during and after launching. Besides this, the delegates will learn how to deal with the crew members and the rescue boat, and provide first aid after abandoning the ship.

Limited to
Students Per Class

About Your Instructor:

Captain Patrick Boyle is no stranger to maritime education having spent nine years as the principle seamanship teacher at Seattle Maritime Academy where he acquired a high level of expertise in survival craft training. He has been active in the field of maritime training and education development for fifteen years focusing on teaching certification courses that enable mariners to enter the maritime industry or advance their careers.

He has conducted programs for institutions such as the Emirates Technical Safety and Development Center in the UAE, the British Columbia Institute of Technology, Pacific Maritime Institute in Seattle, and a survival craft program certified by the Dutch Inspectorate of Holland.

Patrick currently serves as program administrator for Northwest Maritime Academy, and is working as a trainer, program coordinator for maritime disaster preparedness and other training programs conducted in the United States and abroad.

He is a Co-Founder of Seafarers Worldwide, and in addition to his role at NWMA; leads a team providing all aspects of training and certification for foreign mariners of all types including oil and gas, cruise industry, and those who work aboard commercial vessels.

A licensed Ocean Master; Patrick holds a communications degree from Eastern Washington University, and furthered this expertise at Cap Sante International while working alongside survival craft technicians servicing and training crew aboard all types of vessels at home and abroad

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Payment Methods & Payment Plans

  • Credit Card
  • Check (must be pre-approved)
  • Corporate PO (must be pre-approved)

Multi-Course Discounts Available

If you sign up for more than one course we offer discounts up to 15% off depending on the courses chosen.

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Where are the courses held?

The program is delivered at Seattle Yacht Club (SYC) Outstation at Elliott Bay for the classroom portions of course.  Each day will start at the SYC.  Each day we will move to Pier 91 for the afternoon practicals.

All of this information will be available for download once you have reserved your seat in the class.

Report here each morning at 0800 hrs of the 4 day course

Seattle Yacht Club @ Elliott Bay

This will be the location for the practical exercises. Pier 91 in Seattle.

We do not accept walk-ins to class.
You must be pre registered in order to attend.
If you have questions, or need assistance please contact us.


April 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am
April 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
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Northwest Maritime Academy


NWMA @ Pier 91
1602 West Garfield
Seattle, 98119
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