This guidance has been amended in line with the updated code and "Amendment 2" published by the MCA in September 2021 (See reference documents at bottom of page).
Do you know what the minimum requirements are for ensuring your decked and open fishing vessels comply with international and UK safety requirements under the MCA?
To make it easy for you, Gael Force has compiled lists to help you stock up on the products required to reach inspection standards.
Click on the link below for the list of products most appropriate for your vessel:
You should always check the specific requirements for your vessel with the MCA. These lists are intended as guides.
"The Code of Practice for the Safety of Small Fishing Vessels of less than 15m Length Overall" (Updated 6th September 2021. Annex 3 holds the checklists relating to the vessels above).
"MSN 1871 Amendment 2 (F)" to be read in conjunction with the Code of Practice (Updated 6th September 2021).
"The Code of Practice for the Safety of Small Fishing Vessels of less than 15m Length Overall" (Original date - October 2017. Annexes 1.1 to 1.6 are the checklists relating to the vessels above).
"MSN 1871 Amendment 1 (F)" for amendments to the initial Code of Practice (dated November 2018).
Page last updated: 14th April 2022.