Inflatable boats - Part 3: Boats with a hull length less than 8 m with a motor rating of 15 kW and greater
|Publication Date:||15 August 2014|
|ICS Code (Small craft):||47.080|
This part of ISO 6185 specifies the minimum safety characteristics required for the design, materials to use, manufacture and testing of inflatable boats and rigid inflatable boats with a hull length LH in accordance with ISO 8666 less than 8 m with a motor power rating of 15 kW and greater.
This part of ISO 6185 is applicable to the following types of boats intended for use within the operating temperatures of - 20 °C to + 60 °C:
- Type VII: Powered Boats fitted with a buoyancy tube attached to the port and starboard sides, suitable for navigation in conditions of Design Categories C and D and capable of installing motor power rating of 15 kW and greater.
- Type VIII: Powered Boats fitted with a buoyancy tube attached to the port and starboard sides, suitable for navigation in conditions of Design Category B capable of installing motor power rating of 75kW and greater.
NOTE 1 General arrangements of typical boats of Types VII and VIII are given in Annexes A and B, respectively.
This part of ISO 6185 excludes single-chambered boats and boats made from unsupported materials, and is not applicable to aquatic toys and inflatable liferafts.
NOTE 2 For craft, concerned by the Recreational Craft Directive (RCD) of the European Union, fitted with inboard engines with nonstandard integral exhausts, noise emission requirements need to be considered.