AMSA 538

Houseboat practical stability worksheet


Surveyors can use this form to record the practical stability testing of a Standard Houseboat during initial survey.

Eligibility criteria 

A surveyor who does not have a quality management system compliant with ISO 9001 or an equivalent management system as described in National Law - Marine Surveyors Accreditation Guidance Manual 2014 Part 2 Clause 2.9 must use either:

  • this form
  • the MARS system and supporting documentation containing at least the information required in this form. Read the MARS user guide.

A surveyor who does not have such a quality management system may use this form. 

Submitting the form 

If used, the completed form should be retained by the surveyor for their records. A copy may be submitted to us in support of a recommendation. 

The form can be submitted in MARS, emailed to or posted to:

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Attention: Operations
GPO Box 2181
Canberra ACT 2601

Last Updated: 

24 November 2020