Petersburg, AK- Upright & Watertight: Stability Awareness & Damage Control for Commercial Fisherman

Date: February 7, 2017

Hours: 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Cost: Free for commercial fishermen

Location: Tides Inn, 307 1st Street, Petersburg, AK 99833   Map

Registration: Register online or call (907) 747-3287


AMSEA is offering the workshop, Upright & Watertight: Stability Awareness & Damage Control for Commercial Fisherman, in Petersburg, Alaska. This course is free to commercial fishermen thanks to support form the USCG.


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”


Thanks to support from the U.S. Coast Guard, this training is offered FREE to commercial fishing vessel owners, skippers and crewmen!


Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!

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