Safety equipment

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Safety equipment 2017-01-27T19:59:11+00:00

Life-saving and other safety equipment to be kept on board pleasure craft of various lengths depending on the distance from the coast.

A – Safety equipment for pleasure craft (with or without CE marking)

Supplied per person.
REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit
  • Within 50 miles

Supplied per person.
REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit
  • Within 50 miles
  • Within 12 miles
  • Within 6 miles
  • Within 3 miles
  • Within 1 mile
  • Rivers, streams, waterways

ITEM = 1.
REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit
  • Within 50 miles
  • Within 12 miles
  • Within 6 miles

ITEM = 3
REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit

ITEM = 2
REQUIRED for:

  • Within 50 miles
  • Within 12 miles
  • Within 6 miles

ITEM = 1
REQUIRED for:

  • Within 3 miles

ITEM = 4.
REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit

ITEM = 3.
REQUIRED for:

  • Within 50 miles

ITEM = 2.
REQUIRED for:

  • Within 12 miles
  • Within 6 miles
  • Within 3 miles

ITEM = 4
REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit

ITEM = 3.
REQUIRED for:

  • Within 50 miles

ITEM = 2.
REQUIRED for:

  • Within 12 miles
  • Within 6 miles

REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit
  • Within 50 miles
  • Within 12 miles
  • Within 6 miles
  • Within 3 miles

REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit
  • Within 50 miles
  • Within 12 miles
  • Within 6 miles
  • Within 3 miles

REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit
  • Within 50 miles
  • Within 12 miles

Supplied per person.
REQUIRED for:

  • Within 6 miles

ITEM = 1
REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit
  • Within 50 miles
  • Within 12 miles
  • Within 6 miles
  • Within 3 miles
  • Within 1 mile
  • Rivers, streams, waterways

REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit
  • Within 50 miles
  • Within 12 miles

REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit
  • Within 50 miles

REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit
  • Within 50 miles

REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit
  • Within 50 miles

REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit
  • Within 50 miles

REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit
  • Within 50 miles

REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit
  • Within 50 miles

E.P.I.R.B.( Emergency position indicating radio beacon)
REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit

Notes:

A) Correction cards are only compulsory for pleasure craft.
B) Electronic charts compliant with the General Commander of the Harbourmaster Corps dated 10 July 2002, published in the Italian Official Gazette, General Series, no. 193 of 19 August 2002 may be used.
C) In accordance with table D annexed to Ministry of Health Decree no. 279 of 28 May 1988.
D) For daytime navigation up to twelve miles from the coast, a white safety torch may be provided instead of the regulation navigation lights.
E) For craft over 12 metres long, a whistle and a bell are also compulsory (a portable siren is permissible instead of the bell).

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B – Additional safety equipment for craft without CE marking

Supplied per person.
REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit
  •  Within 50 miles
  • Within 12 miles
  • Within 6 miles
  • Within 3 miles
  • Within 1 mile

As indicated in the EXTINGUISHERS table (A Section)
(permitted to D.M. 21/01/94 n. 232.)
REQUIRED for:

  • Without Any Limit
  • Within 50 miles
  • Within 12 miles
  • Within 6 miles
  • Within 3 miles
  • Within 1 mile

Notes:

F) Regardless of the engine power, craft up to 10 metres long are only required to have one extinguisher on board. For craft over 10 metres, the number of extinguishers and the relative capacity are established by table 1 (extinguishers), B section).

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A – Table of fire extinguishers permitted under Ministerial Decree 232/1994 for pleasure craft without CE marking, amended by Ministerial Decree no. 478 of 5.10.1999
PLEASURE CRAFT OVER 10 METERS

P (KW) P<18,4 18,4<P<74  74<P<147  147<P<294 294<P<368  P>368
On control console or at helm 1 of 13 B 1 of 13 B 1 of 13 B 1 of 13 B 1 of 13 B  1 of 13 B
Close to equipment or engine 1 of 21 B 2 of 13 B 1 of 21 B and 1 of 13 B 1 of 34 B and 1 of 21 B  2 of 34 B
In each of the other rooms or adjacent groups of rooms
1 of 13 B 1 of 13 B 1 of 13 B 1 of 13 B  1 of 13 B
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B – Pleasure Boats

Total rated power Number and capacity of extinguishers
P 25 CV (18.4 KW)  13 B
P 25 CV (18.4KW)  21 B
P > 200 CV (147 KW)  24 B

For engine rooms or compartments without sprinkler systems the extinguishes required are: for power up to 294 kW: 1 of 13 B;

For power above 294 KW 1 of 21 B.

Notes:

  1. B indicates the CATEGORY OF FIRE the extinguisher is able to extinguish. The number which precedes it indicates the extinguisher’s extinguishing capacity. The higher the number, the greater the extinguishing capacity. The capacity stated is the minimum required.
  2. Pleasure craft can also be fitted with extinguishers for fire categories A or C, provided they are also approved for category B fires.
  3. Explanatory notes to circular series III no. 80 of 30 June 1989 issued by the former General Directorate of Navigation and Marine Traffic.
  4. For craft with CE marking, extinguishers are already installed on board and specified in the owner’s manual. No routine inspection of extinguishers is required. The check involves verification that the extinguisher is in good condition; any pressure indicator must be in the charged zone (green).
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