Stability (Master Yachts)

Stability (Master Yachts)

Develop your understanding, expand your knowledge. This management level course will allow you to develop a thorough understanding of the principles of ship stability, on a practical level.

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About the course

This course will introduce you to the basic principles of hydrostatics, hull form, and static and initial stability.

You’ll also develop your understanding of the interpretation of curves or statical stability, ships’ stability data, and calculations involving loading and shifting weights, dry docking, longitudinal stability and basic calculation.

At the end of the module, you’ll take a 2.5-hour examination with a required pass mark of 60%.

The Stability (Master Yachts) course can also be taken as a live online course, please see further details below.

What’s included?

This all-inclusive course can be delivered on a residential or non-residential basis. If you opt for the residential course, the cost includes your accommodation and all food. The non-residential option includes lunch each day.

Examination and assessment:

Assessment is by written 2.5-hour examination at the end of the module. The required pass mark is 60%.

Live Online Learning course available

Our Stability (Master Yachts) course is also available as a LIVE online learning course delivered by UKSA’s dedicated instructors. We’ve liaised with the MCA in order to offer a variety of LIVE online courses to enable our students to progress in their maritime training. This technical innovation gives you the advantage of being able to study LIVE with our professional instructors in real-time in the safety of your home or vessel; without the need to travel*. Real-time learning sessions are held over the voice and video platform, Zoom and can be completed from home using a WiFi enabled laptop or home PC**.

The course will be run over 5 days (Monday to Friday) via zoom with one of UKSA’s expert instructors. Your live online lectures will be recorded and available for you to review after class and you will also be provided with additional resources not usually available to students, such as your PowerPoint slides.

*You will still be required to sit an IAMI examination, this can be sat at UKSA on the second Friday of the course. If you would like to sit the exam at UKSA there is an additional exam fee of £150.00. Alternatively the IAMI exam can also be taken at any IAMI exam centre.

**Please follow the links below for system requirements to run Zoom on a laptop or PC.


You don’t require any prior experience to complete this course.


The course will consist of four sections and 13 topics:
  • Section 1: Basic Principles
  • Section 2: List and Related Problems
  • Section 3: Curves of Statical Stability
  • Section 4: Loll, Dry Docking and Longitudinal Stability

For more information on the breakdown of each section, please click here.

Dates and pricing

Course From To Non-res All-inc
Stability (Master Yachts) 17/01/2022 21/01/2022 £1,100 £1,260

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