Category "C" Craft (Inshore)


1 Lifesaving and personal safety equipment Category "C" Craft Inshore
1.1 A suitable PFD/Lifejacket for each person on board, of at least 150 Newtons (CE EN 396) (see appendix 5). X
1.2 Crew safety harness/lifelines for all crew that may have to work on deck at any time. X
1.3 Appropriate clothing. X
1.4 An immersion suit per crewmember if operating in northern latitudes X
1.5 Jack Lines capable of being rigged port & starboard and extending from the aft of the cockpit to the foredeck for use with crew lifelines. X
1.6 Life raft of sufficient capacity to cater for all crew carried. (Category Craft ''Inshore'' engaged on overnight coastal passages) X
1.7 Emergency Liferaft Grab Bag for abandoning ship. X
1.8 A buoyant heaving line/throw bag. X
1.9 Horseshoe type lifebelt with light. Danbuoy with flag fitted to one lifebelt X
1.10 Buoyancy sling with floating line - can be fitted in lieu of one horseshoe lifebelt. X
1.11 Boarding Ladder X


2 Flares (all to be within expiry date) Category "C" Craft Inshore
2.1 Hand held distress flares 4
2.2 Hand held white flares. 4
2.3 Parachute rocket red flares 4
2.4 Orange smoke signal canisters 2


3 Radios and Communications Category "C" Craft Inshore
3.1 A suitable fixed Marine Band VHF radio transmitter, with DSC facility (Operators licence required from MRAU). X
3.2 Marine Band MF/HF/SSB and/or global satellite communication system.  
3.3 EPIRB - type 406 - registered in the name of the vessel  
3.4 Radio Transponder unit - SART  
3.5 Waterproof hand held radio X
3.6 A radio receiver AM/FM, capable of receiving shipping forecasts, and national/local weather forecasts X


4 Fire Fighting Category "C" Craft Inshore
4.1 Fire blanket - CE marked. X
4.2 Fire extinguishers in addition to a suitable extinguisher to fight oil fires in engine spaces or fire bucket. (Do not deploy the bucket overboard while the boat is moving) 2
4.3 All cooker/heaters using Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) should be installed as outlined in Marine Notice No. 1 of 2000 X
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