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Fishing Vessel Stability Workshop – Chatham, MA

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Fishing Vessel Stability Workshop – Chatham, MA

  • Type: Vessel Stability Training
  • Location: Chatham Community Center, 702 Main Street, Chatham, MA, 02633
  • Date: February 04, 2020
  • Time: 09:00am - 04:00pm


Between 2010 – 2014, five fishermen on the East Coast lost their lives on unstable or flooding vessels. Our Vessel Stability Awareness workshop prepares attendees to respond to these situations by incorporating practical information with hands-on training. Attendees will review case studies of actual fishing vessel accidents caused by inattention and other unsafe practices. Though larger vessels with multiple compartments are what first comes to mind when thinking of stability, the principles are applicable to ALL vessels, especially for flooding control and prevention.

This workshop provides practical information and hands-on training on vessel stability and emergency responses to flooding problems which cause many casualties. It is oriented toward the commercial fishing environment and is designed to meet future training requirements for commercial fishermen.

Topics covered include:

Requirements & Responsibilities
Stability Terminology
Stability Principles & the Stability Curve
Operational Considerations
Understanding Stability Reports
Flooding Control & Prevention

For more information or to register, please contact Morgan Eldredge or Shannon Eldredge at (508) 237-9402 or register below.

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