Ship Handling (Manned Models)

This 4½-day Ship Handling (Manned Models) course enables Captains and senior deck officers to develop their existing skills and understand the behaviour and handling of large vessels with special emphasis on slow speed control.

An intensive period of exercises in the manned ship models is supported by a programme of lectures and instruction at the Ship Handling Centre. Special situations encountered within the sphere of operations of individual students can be incorporated into the programme.

The practical aspects of the course cover:

  • Stopping and slow speed control
  • Turning manoeuvres
  • Berthing and unberthing manoeuvres
  • The effect of wind upon ship handling
  • The effect of trip upon ship handling
  • Anchor work
  • Interaction

Course Availability and Fees

Courses are scheduled between March and November.

Please select the appropriate link for further information, course dates/availability and fees.

Southampton (Warsash Maritime Academy)