Ship Stability: Basic Concepts

While computers have made stability calculations easier, it's still important to understand the core concepts behind stability and how to keep your vessel stable, especially when weight is being transferred. Using detailed visuals and animations, this video builds your understanding of ship stability by presenting important concepts, from the basics up to more advanced principles.


  • Conceptualize the relationship between center of buoyancy and center of gravity
  • See how metacenter, trim, and heel are calculated and how they affect a moving vessel
Available on:On Demand
Length: 8
Audio: EN
Subtitles: EN, CH, SP
Item no: DVD0-114
Categories: Deck Operations
STCW: Navigational Watch (A-II/1), Master, Chief Mate (A-II/2)

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