This course provides an overview of typical Quantum fin stabilizer operations, and delivers both theory and operational knowledge providing operators with a well-rounded, practical knowledge of Quantum stabilizer systems.
Who should attend?
Captains, engineers, and yacht crew who are interested in learning more about operating the Quantum fin-type stabilizer systems. Experience onboard a ship with Quantum stabilizers is advantageous, but not required.
Quantum Training Facility
3685 SW 30th Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Duration: 4 days
Daily Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm
2018 Session Dates: TBD
Participation: The course is limited to a maximum of eight (8) participants
Fee: $1800 per person, including course materials, daily lunches
Contact Point: Gwen Benoit, Training Manager
Exploring the basics of ship stability and the effect of operational and environmental conditions on a ship’s roll behavior.
Discussion on how stabilizer fins work and the changes required to alter the forces they generate.
Introduction of Quantum’s stabilizer controllers; principles and practice in their operation.
Analysis of the hydraulic and electrical systems used to control stabilizer fin position, including component identification, activities during normal operations, and clues to detect system faults.
Exploring Quantum’s hydraulic power units, standard operating procedures and identification and functionality of components.
Understanding the electrical control system for a typical power unit, including principles of operation, dissecting electrical schematics, and component identification.
Introduction of integrated hydraulic systems, including their purpose and the benefits and consequences of their use. In depth review of hydraulic and electrical considerations, principles of operation, hydraulic and electrical components and their function.
Introduction of Quantum’s Extendable XT™ Fin system. Review of the principles behind XT™ operation and corresponding advantages for ship stability. Exploring the principles of hydraulic and electrical control of XT™ fins, normal system operations, and components used.
Introduction of Quantum’s maintenance schedule, typical system inspections, and practice in performing the following maintenance tasks:
Once the completed enrollment form is submitted to Quantum, Quantum will issue an invoice for the course. Enrollment is secured only after payment is received. Payment can be made by check, wire transfer, or credit card. For security reasons, Quantum only accepts credit card information via phone.
We realize that plans change and it may be necessary to cancel your reservation. Because we are provisioning resources and making special arrangements for each training session, we appreciate advanced written notice whenever you have to make or change your reservation.
You can substitute another individual in your place at any time prior to the first day of a course at no penalty. Please just notify us in advance of the substitute individual’s name, contact information, and physical or dietary restrictions.
If you opt to cancel your reservation, the course fee will be refunded, minus a penalty fee. The penalty amount is a percentage of the paid course fee, and is determined by timeliness to course start date:
30 days or more prior to course start date 0%
30-5 days prior to course start date 10%
We apologize, but we cannot provide refunds for cancellations made within 5 business days prior the start date. Enrolled participants who do not attend class and do not provide advance notice of cancellation or postponement will forfeit the entire course fee.
You may transfer your registration to the same course at a later date, provided we receive written notice at least two (2) weeks prior to start date of the currently enrolled course. You may reschedule to any available course date within twelve (12) months of the original course.