Fishing Vessel Stability

Date:

October 13, 2022

Hours:

7:45 AM to 1:00 PM

Location:

Address:

McCausland Hall

Cost:

Free to Commercial Fishermen

Instructor:

Mike Rudolph

Registration:

AMSEA is conducting a Fishing Vessel Stability class in Westport, Washington. The class will cover these topics:


  • Basic Terminology of Stability

  • Owner Responsibilities & Requirements

  • What are Stability, Buoyancy, and Gravity?

  • Vessel Stability: How Does it Work?

  • Stability Risks

  • Seamanship

  • Risk Factors for Different Fisheries and Operations

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

  • How Stability Guidance is Created


This class is U.S. Coast Guard-accepted. The Coast Guard recommends stability training for commercial fishermen. Please bring a photo ID and a copy of the vessel's stability book (if available).