Students will learn how to properly conduct a corrosion survey aboard vessels of varying hull types. They will learn enough basic electrical and corrosion fundamentals to understand how a boat’s electrical system affects corrosion aboard. Students will learn about environmental factors that promote corrosion and affect the rate of corrosion. Students will learn about cathodic protection and how it’s appropriately applied. Students will practice taking corrosion potentials aboard a variety of vessels.
WCBA members: $999 USD Non-members: $1250 USD
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Instructor: Kevin Ritz is an ABYC Master Technician and instructor for industry professionals. He has a great passion for teaching and a deep commitment to marine safety and standards. Kevin has owned and operated his own marine systems business for 15 years. He has acted as an electrical investigator for multiple agencies involving in-water and onboard fatalities across the nation, and investigator for marine corrosion issues from coast to coast.
Students will learn how to:
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