naval architect


Bubbles Are Bad: The Cause and Effects of Propeller Cavitation

Snap, crackle, pop . .
Title Testing List and Loll

Do We Have a Problem: Testing for List and Angle of Loll

EVER WASTE MONEY ON SPECIALISTS!  Here are a few simple-do-it-yourself tests to check for ship list and angle of loll.
Maersk Propeller

Red Hot Bronze: How to Make a Ship’s Propeller

1.0 Introduction How do you
Angle of Loll Title Page

Angle of Loll: Hidden Dangers to Stability

PANIC! That should be your reaction if your ship developed a permanent list. Angle of loll shines like a bright red warning sign, indicating serious stability problems. Today we discuss an angle of loll (AOL): what it is, how to find it, and what to do about it.

Keep An Even Keel: Dealing With Ship List

Why is Ship List Bad? If ignored, it continues grow and place your ship at risk.  Be proactive and stop the list once you first suspect it.  Your crew