Pleasure boats classification

The evaluation of compliance is accomplished by forms that provide technical and legislative tools to establish the appropriate process to allow the manufacturer to prove the compliance of the product towards 2013/53/UE directive’s instructions. It depends on the intervention by the manufacturer or the Notified Body, and it concerns the design, the production phase, or both.

Design categories of boats and vessels* Possible forms
A A1 B+C, B+D, B+E, B+F, G, H
A – B Hull length from 2,5 to 12 meters
  x x
Hull length from 12 to 24 meters
    x
      Hull length from 2,5 to 12 meters
    Observance of harmonized regulations about points 3.2 – 3.3 of the Directive
C x x x
Hull length from 2,5 to 12 meters
Non-compliance of harmonized regulations about points 3.2 - 3.3of the Directive
  x x
  Hull length from 12 to 24 meters
    x
D Hull length from 2,5 to 24 meters
x x x
ASSESSMENT
OF PARTS
B+C, B+D, B+F, G, H
JET SKI* Any hull length lower than 4 meters – Design CAT. C-D
A A1 B+C, B+D, B+E, B+F, G, H