A series of workshops were organized for fishers island-wide. The topics discussed were Safety at Sea, Rules of the Road/Collision Avoidance Regulations [ColRegs] and Management for Fish Aggregating Devices [FADs]. These workshops were held in four communities with fishers from other communities island-wide benefiting from this training. Fishers who participated will receive a package containing a compass/signal flares/lifejacket.
Fishers were also given buying tips for purchases of GPS receivers and VHF Marine radios.
Fishers participated fully in the discussions and asked many questions and were given information beyond the original scope of the training, for example, the procedures and possible costs involved when a fishing vessel is reported lost at sea.