Kodiak College Gets New Trainer for Boat Classes

KodiakBoatClassKODIAK, Alaska — Kodiak College has a new training tool that squishes all of a boat’s operational systems into a 4-by-7-foot cart to teach repair and maintenance classes.

Most of the systems are miniaturized with a small engine, a tiny prop and a 5-gallon bucket of water to represent the ocean in a sea water cooling system.

“You can see all the vessel systems at once and you can also see how they integrate with each other,” said LA Holmes, the college’s maritime workforce development coordinator.

Read the full article at Newsminer.com – The Voice of Interior Alaska.

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