Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

MARR 241 - Mold Station Construction (2)

  • Prerequisite: MARR 231 or instructor approval
  • Prerequisite or Co-requisite: MARR 240 or instructor approval
  • Co-requisite: MARR 243, 250, 251

Provides detailed instruction in creating a mold station and a stem form from the lofting completed in MARR 240. Station and stem bevels and skin deductions are emphasized. The end product of this course will be the project boat created from the completed mold stations and stem forms. Classroom instruction and tasks performed will be in accordance with applicable American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Standards and industry best practices.

60 hrs. lect./lab. per term

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of MARR 241, the student will be able to:

  • Calculate skin or "planking" deduction from lofting
  • Practice mold station bevel determination
  • Add stem and keel details to lofting
  • Fabricate stem and stem forms from lofting
  • Mold station construction
  • Fabricate keelson
  • Fabricate building platform (strongback)
  • Practice erecting stations, stem, keelson and transom per lofting
  • Apply longitudinal members (adding ribbands and sheer clamps)

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