Abstract Preview

ISO 15085:2003 specifies the design as well as the construction and strength requirements for safety devices and arrangements intended to minimize the risk of falling overboard, and requirements to facilitate reboarding.

It describes means which can be used individually or combined to achieve these objectives, and applies to small craft of up to 24 m length of hull.

ISO 15085:2003 is not applicable to the following boat types:

  • aquatic toys;
  • canoes, kayaks, or other boats with a beam less than 1,1 m;
  • personal watercraft, covered by ISO 13590;
  • inflatable boats with a hull length of less than 8 m, covered by ISO 6185.

General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2003-04
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 21
  • :
    ISO/TC 188
    Small craft
  • 47.080
    Small craft

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