yachts

Rules for the classification and the certification of yachts

These Rules are applicable to ships intended for pleasure cruising, engaged or not engaged in commercial sailing, and with a length not exceeding 100 m. They provide detail on the requirements for the assignment and the maintenance of sailing ships and motor vessels, monohull type or catamaran type built in steel, aluminum, composite materials or wood.

Unless otherwise specified, these Rules apply to units for which the date of contract for construction is on or after January 1st, 2016.

BV  Rules for the classification and the certification of yachts consist of the following documents:

Reference Title eDITION

Amendments Part A & Part B

Jan 2016

Rules for the classification and the certification of yachts

Mar 2012

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IMPORTANT

Note 1: Bureau Veritas may at any time issue corrigenda for any published Rules or Guidance Notes to address errors in the printed and/or electronic editions.

Note 2: In case of any difference between the paper edition and the CD-ROM edition (see the List of Publications), the paper edition is legally binding.