Fishing Vessel Stability
April 30, 2023
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
$100.00 for commercial fishermen, $175.00 for all others
Register online or call (907) 747-3287.
Participants must bring their own cloth face mask and agree to follow Alaska mandates & recommendations to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.
AMSEA is conducting a Stability Awareness for Commercial Fishermen class in Sitka, Alaska. This course is offered at reduced cost to commercial fishermen thanks to support from Alaska DCCED, NIOSH, the U.S. Coast Guard, and AMSEA members. 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?
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 class is U.S. Coast Guard-accepted. The Coast Guard recommends stability training for commercial fishermen.