MCA Requirements for Decked and Open Fishing Vessels

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.

We have also written a blog post to inform you of the latest MCA updates. You can read it here.

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.


Reference Documents:

"The Code of Practice for the Safety of Small Fishing Vessels of less than 15m Length Overall" (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).