This is a course designed to provide ship’s officers and captains with the knowledge and skill required to: understand the basic design and construction of various types of vessels, perform basic stability calculations with emphasis on practical skills, extract data from hydrostatic tables and curves, perform calculations related to ship’s drafts, trim, list and initial stability. For further information on the Nautical programs offered at Camosun, see: our Nautical home page.
Transport Canada approved formula sheet is now available to SCS4 & 5 students at the time of the exams at Camosun College.
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Please purchase prior to the course
Textbooks are optional for level 3 and required for level 4.
- Ship Stability, Mates/Master by Martin A. Rhodes (This book has a limited amount left in print. If it is unavailable please purchase Ship Stability, Mates/Master by Barrass and Derett - www.nauticalmind.com/70811/ship-stability-for-masters-and-mates/)
- Ship Construction, D. J. Eyres - www.nauticalmind.com/70126/ship-construction/