This short course will introduce you to principles of outfitting your team with a water-tight coatings project, how to trust your instincts when the instruments say all is well, and the importance of getting the coating application done correctly the first time to avoid costly re-work, downtime, and investigatory procedures.
- Introduction to the world of Superyachts
- Why a Superyacht project is treated differently (Project process, Coating Plan, Acceptance Criteria, Equipment, human eye vs instrumental readings)
- Setting reasonable expectations throughout the value chain.
- Coating System – Products by manufacturers
- Shape a Superyacht - Filling and fairing – products technology, process and evaluation
- High-gloss Topcoats
- Application equipment and technique
- Problem solving and investigation process (Types of common defects)
- Recall the different investigative, problem-solving, and data collection methods of evaluating a successful superyacht coatings application and how to catalogue the details for future reference or legal review.
- Describe the key differences between a traditional coatings system and a superyacht coatings systems and how to achieve them.
- Identify areas in the value chain that are essential to the success of a superyacht coatings job.
- Discuss how to set project expectations with key stakeholders from captains, owners, surveyors, shipyards, applicators, inspectors, and more to ensure successful project completion.
Who should attend
Professionals within the following areas of expertise should attend this short course:
- Coatings Inspectors
- Coatings Applicators
- Ship/Yacht Builders and Manufacturers
- Materials Selection and Design Specialists
- Coatings Project Managers
- Design Engineers
- New build managers
- Refit managers
Successful completion of the course is required to earn a certificate of course completion. Requirements are specific to each course and may include a combination of attendance, daily assessments, activities, quizzes, or knowledge checks.
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