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Duration of the Course

The course is a one day course commencing at 09:00 hrs and finishing at 17:30.

Course Aims

The one day course has been developed so that learners will have a basic concept of ship stability, particularly with respect to the centre of gravity, centre of buoyancy, GM and GZ Curves. The course aims to make learners aware of dangerous situations that can adversely affect stability such as FSE shifting of weights and the effect on the C of G and the GM, angle of loll, also what  good stability and bad stability is.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course the learner will be able to understand basic ship stability in relation to

·         Centre of Gravity.

·         Stable, Unstable and Neutral Equilibrium.


Egons Šmits 14/02/2019

Thanks to Andy, he get it in my rusty old brain,,

D. Dolan 23/04/2018

This was a really good, common sense course. I understand stability and loading much better now. Thanks to all in Killybegs.

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MCA Approved Stability Course (1 day)

  • Brand: MCA
  • Product Code: MCA Approved Stability Course (one day)
  • Availability: In Stock
  • €250.00

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Tags: Stability, Ship Stability, Vessel Stability, MCA Approved, Small Craft Safety, Neutral equilibrium, Centre of gravity, Centre of buoyancy