Pacific Marine Expo

Academy Dives into Pacific Marine Expo

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Northwest Maritime Academy staff participated in the Pacific Marine Expo last week and enjoyed pressing the flesh with some interesting players in the commercial maritime industry. Pacific Marine Expo is the largest commercial marine trade show on the West Coast, serving commercial mariners from Alaska to California Below is video …

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NWMA Weekly Speaks to Greenhorns

Kerrie Clos Able Seaman AB Training Course, Boater Safety Training, Course Assistance, CPR/AED, Davit Operations, Fast Rescue Boat Training, First Aid CPR & AED Classes, FRB, Lifeboat Drills, Lifeboat Safety Training, Mariner Resources, News, OUPV 100 Tons Captains Course, PSC Ltd., PSCRB, STCW Training Courses Leave a Comment

NWMA Weekly Starts New Series on Tips for Greenhorns The Northwest Maritime Academy is all about helping launch careers in the Merchant Marine. From training courses to weekly podcasts chock-full of good information every seaman needs to know, the academy makes it easy sailing for greenhorns starting out in the …

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Deck Tools for Every Deckhand

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NWMA Weekly Podcast Episode 15: Handy Tools Needed on Deck From standard folding to fixed-blade straight and serrated knives, Capt. Benjamin Garman goes over the deck tools every deckhand should have in his or her tool belt in his latest NWMA Weekly podcast. Watch below as Capt. Ben, Northwest Maritime …

Why Choose Northwest Maritime Academy?

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Real-life Training Situations, Flexibility Set NWMA Apart Capt. Benjamin Garman, administrator of the Northwest Maritime Academy, outlines a few key features that make his school the best choice for maritime industry training. It comes down to equipment and flexibility, he tells his audience in his latest “NWMA Weekly” podcast, Episode …

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Train the Trainer Class Coming Up

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Northwest Maritime Academy Offers ‘Training Trainers’ Class  Seattle Maritime Academy, Ballard, WA ~ Dec. 3-7, 2018 Mariners, here’s your chance to get in on a class that can mean extra income between sea assignments. It can be difficult to come across this one because you need it only once in …

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Recognizing Stages of Hypothermia

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Episode 12 of NWMA Weekly:  Recognizing the Stages of Hypothermia Capt. Benjamin Garman of the Northwest Maritime Academy and Chance Busey, videographer and assistant marketing director at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard, continue their cold water rescue series in their latest “NWMA Weekly” podcast, which addresses hypothermia. Watch below and …

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Podcast Covers Cold Water Rescue

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Watch Episode 11 of NWMA Weekly:  Cold Water Rescue Capt. Benjamin Garman, of the Northwest Maritime Academy (left), and Chance Busey, videographer and assistant marketing director at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard, discuss a topic of particular importance to boaters in chilly Pacific Northwest waters. Watch their latest podcast below …

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Tips for Cold-Water Shock

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Cold Water Immersion Safety Tips from the U.S. Coast Guard Be prepared! Cold-water shock immersion is a fight for survival In this week’s episode of their “NWMA Weekly” podcast, Capt. Benjamin Garman and Chance Busey of Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard discuss the dangers of cold-water shock. Cold-water shock is …

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Podcast Explains Tonnage & Captain’s Licenses

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Watch Now:  “NWMA Weekly” Episode 9 – Tonnage On their latest “NWMA Weekly” podcast, Capt. Benjamin Garman and Chance Busey talked about the various captain’s licenses available for a merchant mariner. From the smallest, OUPV 6-pack, to Unlimited, captain’s licenses are all based on vessel tonnage. Most captains start by …