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Fast Rescue Boat (TXEESTI-193) Galveston, TX

MAR202  - 27.00 Hours


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1/5/15 1/7/15 Galveston, TX USA FP MAR202 250 enroll  
1/12/15 1/14/15 Galveston, TX USA FP MAR202 251 enroll  
1/21/15 1/23/15 Galveston, TX USA FP MAR202 252 enroll  
1/26/15 1/28/15 Galveston, TX USA FP MAR202 253 enroll  
2/2/15 2/4/15 Galveston, TX USA FP MAR202 254 enroll  
2/9/15 2/11/15 Galveston, TX USA FP MAR202 255 enroll  
2/16/15 2/18/15 Galveston, TX USA FP MAR202 256 enroll  
2/23/15 2/25/15 Galveston, TX USA FP MAR202 257 enroll  
3/2/15 3/4/15 Galveston, TX USA FP MAR202 258 enroll  
3/9/15 3/11/15 Galveston, TX USA FP MAR202 259 enroll  
More Classes

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start,
please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.


This U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)-approved course is designed to provide Fast Rescue Boat personnel with training in safe launch and recovery operations and rescue of personnel who have fallen overboard or are in peril at sea. 

This course utilizes classroom discussion, multimedia presentations, and practical hands-on exercises to cover subjects, such as rescue personal flotation devices, rescue suits, rigid inflatable boats, equipment organization, search and rescue patterns, recovery methods, and team leader responsibilities.

Any applicant successfully completing this 27-hour Fast Rescue Boat course and presenting our Certificate of Training at a U.S. Coast Guard Regional Exam Center satisfies the requirements of Table A-V1/2-2 of the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) code. This course satisfies the requirements of 46 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 10.302.


There are no prerequisites for this class


  • Actions in person overboard scenarios
  • Control center team functioning
  • Demobilizing equipment and making ready
  • Makeup of rescue teams
  • Open water rescue concept
  • Plot and position
  • Rescue preparations
  • Search planning
  • Setting up search procedures
  • Types of search patterns
  • Water entry and rescue swimming
  • Proper use of rescue equipment


  • Mariners and offshore personnel.


Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, you should secure a professional evaluation of your physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.

Education Credits

2.70 CEU

Contact Information

Kirk Richardson

Training Manager

Phone: 979-845-1158

Other Information


Fees must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.


  • course materials
  • protective clothing

Does not include

  • Lodging

Course dates and fees are subject to change without notice.

Please click on "details" above for individual class pricing.


8701 Teichman Rd.
Galveston, Texas

The Galveston Chamber of Commerce maintains a list of local hotels.

Registration by phone

To register by phone contact the Marine Firefighting Program at (979) 845-1152 or by fax at (979) 845-3831.

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