Pleasure Vessels - UK Regulations

 

 

Pleasure Vessels - UK Regulations

Information you should know about before going to sea...

Click on tis link - http://www.dft.gov.uk/mca/mgn489.pdf - 30 pages of reading.

 Summary

This guidance note provides an overview of the Merchant Shipping legislation that applies to pleasure vessels, including rules relating to certification and manning requirements. The regulations apply to UK pleasure vessels wherever they may be and to non-UK pleasure vessels in UK waters. Additionally there is some best practice guidance provided.

This guidance note also sets out General Exemptions that provide alternative standards for the carriage of life-saving appliances and fire fighting equipment.