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Use this guide to help prepare for a survey. It explains what the surveyor will be looking at during the ‘out of water’ and ‘on board’ survey.
Find out what things you can check before the survey or inspection so that you can identify and solve problems beforehand.
The areas covered by the guide include:
Applying for Inspection or Survey
Out of water Inspection/Survey
Construction, Watertight and Weathertight Integrity
Stability and Freeboard
Fire Protection, Detection and Fighting
Protection of Crew
Life Saving Appliances
Radio and Navigation Safety
Training and Certification
Vessels New to the Register
Legislation and Guidance
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