Stability Knowledge Revsion

Our team provide support and help you understand the concepts and theory within the Stabilty exam to ensure you pass.

What we cover 

At Captain Barry Sadler Maritime Training Academy, we understand how  challenging the stability priciples and calculations can be but, also how important they are. That’s why we offer 121 sessions to  provide the best posible chance of opasssing first time or to off supoort if you need to resist. We equip you with all the necessary tools to apply your theoretical knowledge on board your own vessel.

We cover all elements of the Mates/ Master SQA exams as well as the underpinning knoweledge for the  OOW Unlimited and Chief Mates  exam syllabus including:

1.   Basic Principles
2.   Form Coefficients
3.   Tonnes Per Centimetre Immersion
4.   Introduction to Load Lines
5.   Centre of Gravity (G) and Centre of Buoyancy (B)
6.   Introduction to Transverse Statical Stability
7.   Conditions of Stability
8.   Initial Transverse Metacentre
9.   Free Surface Effect
10. Curves of Statical Stability (GZ Curves)
11. List
12. Introduction to Trim

    13. Suspended Weights
    14. Assessing Compliance of a Ship’s Loaded Condition with IMO Criteria
    15. Curves of Statical Stability for Varying Conditions of Stability
    16. The Wall Sided Formula
    17. Factors Affecting GZ Curve Shape
    18. The International Grain Code (IMO)
    19. Inclining Experiment
    20. Trim Using Hydrostatic Data
    21. Dry Docking
    22. Bilging
    23. Angle of Heel due to Turning
    24. Wind Heeling, Ice Accretion and Rolling
    25. Stability Problems Associated with Specific Ship Types
    26. Calculation and Assignment of Freeboard
    27. Shear Forces and Bending Moments in Ships
    28. Practical Ship Loading Problems

    Price £65 per hour

                £130 for 2 hours



    Other 121 Subjects We Offer

    Nav and Radar

    Maritime Maths

    Meteorology 121 Sessions

    Meteorology Online Course

    Our top-rated course will introduce you to marine observation methods, codes and weather services.

     Our Other Services

    MCA Superyacht Orals Prep

    View our courses

    MCA Commercial Orals Prep

    View our courses

    ISM Audit Services

    View our selection of Audit services

    Our Other Services

    Exam revision Sessions

    For GSK, Nav and Radar, Stability, Maths, Meteorology

    E Learning Academy

    Join our MCA Orals prep Academy

    I day Safety Courses

    MARPOL, Passage Planning, Enclosed Spaces, COLREGS, Emergency Response


    “A brilliant online learning tool with in depth practical and technical knowledge of all subject matters. Captain Barry Sadler expertly navigates through the syllabus focusing on need to know information and explaining tricky concepts in a logical and easy to understand format.”


    “Cannot recommend Barry and his Team enough. I was studying for my OOW 3000 with them and they helped me to pass my exam.

    The online tuition is fantastic and the 1-2-1 sessions are worth every penny. Highly Recommend if you’re study for any Oral Exam!”


    “Barry and his team were essential in my oral prep, the online course is a great resource and a great way to plan your study from.

    The one on one sessions really helped me to focus and prepare myself to the extent needed in order to pass my exam.”



    We work with Marine Society
    We work with The Honourable Company of Master Mariners
    UK Border Force logo

    Contact Us

    Barry Sadler Maritime Training, 85B High Street, Lymington, SO41 9AN