Standard Practice for Special Requirements for Bumper Boats
|Publication Date:||1 March 2011|
|ICS Code (Small craft):||47.080|
This practice establishes criteria for the design, manufacture, and operations of bumper boats. These are boats used to bump into each other intentionally as directed by drivers as a form of entertainment. Boats are fitted with an inflatable or impact attenuating device to allow for such bumping.
This practice follows Practices F 1193 and F 770 as the basic level of safety for bumper boats. These practices shall be followed for all bumper boats under this practice. This practice shall include all modifications, improvements, and deviations to design, quality, manufacture, construction, ownership, operation, inspection, and maintenance of a bumper boat
This practice does not apply to personal watercraft, human powered watercraft, or watercraft used for general purposes by private owners.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.