Statutory guidance

The passenger yacht code

A previous code of practice for yachts carrying 13 to 36 passengers.


A code of practice for yachts carrying 13 to 36 passengers: the passenger yacht code 4th edition

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A previous version of the code of practice for the safety of large yachts. This code of practice applied to pleasure yachts:

  • of any size
  • in private or trade use
  • carrying 13 to 36 passengers
  • not carrying cargo

and set out relevant technical, safety and operational standards.

This code has been replaced by the Red Ensign Group yacht code part B

Published 1 May 2014