Anchorage, AK- Upright & Watertight: Stability Awareness & Damage Control

Date: December 8, 2017

Hours: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Cost: Included in the $125 cost for attending the 2017 Young Fishermen's Summit.

Location: Dena'ina Center 600 W 7th Ave Anchorage, AK 99501   Map

Registration: Register online for the Young Fishermen's Conference.


As part of the Alaska Sea Grant's 2017 Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit, AMSEA will offer the workshop, Upright & Watertight: Stability Awareness & Damage Control for Commercial Fisherman, in Anchorage, Alaska. Instructor, Jerry Dzugan, will cover:


  • Basic Terminology of Stability

  • Owner Responsibilities & Requirements

  • What are Stability, Buoyancy, and Gravity?

  • Vessel Stability: How Does it Work?

  • Stability Risks

  • Seamanship

  • Damage Control

  • Risk Factors for Different Fisheries and Operations

  • How to Calculate, Evaluate, and Display Your Vessel’s Stability

  • How Stability Guidance is Created

  • The “Roll Test”

This workshop is made possible by support from the U.S. Coast Guard, Alaska DCCED, and NIOSH.

Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

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