SOLAS regulations for pleasure boat users
Leaflet explaining how Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Chapter V regulations apply to small privately owned pleasure craft.
Ref: MCA 098 100714 PDF, 1.82MB, 2 pages
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This leaflet describes how the 2002 regulations affect owners and users of small pleasure boats. It covers the following requirements:
- voyage planning
- radar reflectors
- life saving signals
- assistance to other craft
- misuse of distress signals
You may be prosecuted if you’re involved in a boating accident and you haven’t applied the basic principles outlined in this leaflet.