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3.7. Liferaft stowage PDF Print E-mail

Liferaft Essential requirement:
All craft of categories A and B, and craft of categories C and D longer than six metres shall be provided with one or more stowage points for a liferaft (liferafts) large enough to hold the number of persons the boat was designed to carry as recommended by the manufacturer. This (these) stowage point(s) shall be readily accessible at all times.

Harmonized standard:
• No standard

This paragraph refers only to the need to provide a suitable point or space for a liferaft, where appropriate. It does not lay down dimensions for liferaft stowage nor does it specify that any specific fittings, brackets, lockers or tie-down points should be provided.