Ship Construction and Stability, Level 1

Certificate Awarded




Course Description

This course is specifically directed towards fishing vessel operators and deals with the basic theory and application of construction and stability as it applies to fishing vessels in various conditions of load. Participants will gain an understanding of the principles on which fishing vessel stability is based that allows for the safe operation of fishing vessels under various conditions of load.

Course Outline

1.0 Basic Ship Measurement and Design Terminology
2.0 Hull Shapes and Structural Terminology
3.0 Transverse Stability Principles and Terminology
4.0 Interpreting Righting Lever Curves
5.0 Principles of Free Surface Effect, Freeboard and Reserve Buoyancy
6.0 Anti Roll Devices and Vessel Stability
7.0 Vessel Modifications and its Effect on Stability
8.0 Interpreting Stability Booklet Data
9.0 Effect of Fishing Operations on Vessel Stability
10.0 Environmental Effects on Stability

ATTENTION: Your acceptance notification will be E-mailed to the E-mail account you provide during the registration process. Please remember to check your Junk E-mail folder for any communications that may have been filtered to that location. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our Refund Policy.

Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.

Course Section List

Start DateEnd DateDaysHoursLocationCostRegister
10 Oct 201715 Jun 201800Online$250.00
05 Feb 201823 Feb 20182565Marine Institute Ridge Road$250.00