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Master (Yachts) - Stability

About this course

  This course builds on the knowledge gained in the stability section of the OOW (Yachts) General Ship Knowledge course and gives a greater insight into the subject.

The course covers the basic principles of hydrostatics, hull form and static and initial stability. It also includes the interpretation of curves of statical stability, ships’ stability data and calculations involving loading and shifting of weights, dry docking, longitudinal stability and basic calculation.

Course content

Basic principles

  • Basic principles of hydrostatics and related terms
  • Fineness of hull form and resistance to forward motion
  • Statical stability
  • Initial stability
  • Loading, discharging and shifting weights

List and related problems

  • List
  • The inclining experiment
  • The effect of slack tanks on the centre of gravity

Curves of statical stability

  • Curves of statical stability
  • Stability data supplied to yachts

Loll, dry-docking and longitudinal stability

  • Angle of loll
  • Dry-docking
  • Longitudinal stability

How to book

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 
Email: wma.training@solent.ac.uk

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

Please be aware that online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure that you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email wma.training@solent.ac.uk.

 

Course availability and booking

Availability
Date Places Fee Book
Monday 25 September 2017 Yes £1075 Book
Monday 27 November 2017 Yes £1075 Book
Monday 15 January 2018 Yes £1075 Book
Monday 14 May 2018 Yes £1075 Book

Course information

Next available date

Monday 25 September 2017

Duration

5 days

Price

£1075

Approvals

MCA

Assessment

Written 2.5 hour examination with a pass mark of 60%.

Teaching methods

Classroom based, guided study.

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