This book is a clear, instructive guide to ship stability for anyone studying to become certified to Mate/Master or officer of the watch (OOW) level.

The book covers the following areas:

  • The ship stability syllabus requirements for learners studying for a STCW 78 as amended OFFICER IN CHARGE OF NAVIGATIONAL WATCH REG
  • The ship stability syllabus requirements for learners studying for a STCW 78 as amended CHIEF MATE/MASTER REG. II/2 (UNLIMITED) certificate of competency
  • The principles of ship construction, as necessary to understand the nature of the stresses to which a ship’s hull will be subjected in service.

Martin Rhodes, the author of this book, is a well-known lecturer on the subject of ship stability. The book is written in an accessible and easy to read style, guiding students through the subject in a logical manner