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Leisure craft - F2

Specifies safety standards for the design, construction, equipping and operation of a domestic commercial vessel that is a leisure craft.

 

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Full title

National Standard for Commercial Vessels

Part F - Special vessels

Section F2 - Leisure craft

Current

Edition 2.7

Commenced 1 April 2022

About

The National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV) section F2 provides safety standards for the design, construction, equipping and operation of a domestic commercial vessel that is a leisure craft.

These vessels are known as class 4 “Hire and Drive”.

Announcement

This NSCV was updated as a result of the Omnibus amendments instrument No 1, 2021. (AMSA has made minor editorial amendments to six NSCVs to address minor issues in nature raised by industry). 

 Summary of changes:

  1. In clause 12.3.8 Bulwarks and guardrails, Figure 2 Houseboat guardrail geometry:

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The list of changes are available via the following link: NSCV Omnibus amendments instrument No1 2021 PDF518.45 KB.

The previous edition 2.6 (1 January 2021) amended Schedule 2 to include alternative arrangements for EPIRBs on small (<7.5m) vessels operating in open waters (offshore operations (B waters) or restricted offshore operations (C waters).

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Last updated: 3 August 2023