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3.2. & 3.3 Stability PDF Print E-mail

FullSailPowerEssential requirement:
The craft shall have sufficient stability and freeboard considering its design category according to section 1 and the manufacturer's maximum recommended load according to section 3.6.

The craft shall be constructed to ensure that it has buoyancy characteristics appropriate to its design category according to section 1.1, and the manufacturer's maximum recommended load according to section 3.6. All habitable multihull craft shall be so designed as to have sufficient buoyancy to remain afloat in the inverted position.

Boats of less than six metres in length that are susceptible to swamping when used in their design category shall be provided with appropriate means of flotation in the swamped condition.

Harmonized standard:
EN ISO 12217-1:2002 Small craft - Stability and buoyancy assessment and categorization - Part 1: Non-sailing boats of hull length greater than or equal to 6 m
EN ISO 12217-2:2002 Small craft - Stability and buoyancy assessment and categorization - Part 2: Sailing boats of hull length greater than or equal to 6 m
EN ISO 12217-3:2002 Small craft - Stability and buoyancy assessment and categorisation - Part 3: Boats of hull length less than 6 m

 
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