Master (Yachts) - Stability
- Course Type:
- STCW ➜ Master (Yachts) – Stability
- Training School:
- Warsash Maritime School
- Southampton, United Kingdom
- 5 days
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.
What you'll learn
- 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
- 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
- Longitudinal stability
Notice of Eligibility (NoE) and oral exams guidance
When you have accrued sufficient sea time to sit an oral exam with the MCA, you are required to apply for a Notice of Eligibility (NoE).
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