EN ISO 6185-4:2018

Inflatable boats - Part 4: Boats with a hull length of between 8 m and 24 m with a motor power rating of 15 kW and greater (ISO 6185-4:2011, Corrected version 2014-08-01)

Publication date:   Jan 15, 2019

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60.60 Standard published   Sep 26, 2018

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CEN/TC 464 Small Craft

European Norm

47.080   Small craft

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ISO 6185-4:2011 specifies the minimum safety characteristics required for the design, materials, manufacture and testing of rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) with a hull length of between 8 m and 24 m and with a motor power rating of 15 kW and greater.
It is applicable to Types IX and X of RIBs intended for use within the operating temperatures of -20 °C to +60 °C.

Type IX: Powered boats, fitted with a buoyancy tube covering at least 85 % of the port and starboard sides, suitable for navigation in inshore and sheltered waters, up to and including wind force 6 Beaufort and significant wave heights up to 2 m (design categories C and D), with a hull length of between 8 m and 24 m and with a motor power rating of 15 kW and greater.
Type X: Powered boats, fitted with a buoyancy tube covering at least 85 % of the port and starboard sides, suitable for navigation in waters, up to wind force 8 Beaufort and significant wave heights up to 4 m (design category B), with a hull length of between 8 m and 24 m and with a motor power rating of 75 kW and greater.

It excludes

single-chamber boats,
boats of less than 1 800 N buoyancy, and
boats made from unsupported materials of more than 12 kN inflated buoyancy and powered by motors of power exceeding 4,5 kW.

It is not applicable to aquatic toys, nor to inflatable liferafts which are specified in ISO 9650.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

2003/44/EC

Approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to recreational craft

2013/53/EU

Directive 2013/53/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 November 2013 on recreational craft and personal watercraft and repealing Directive 94/25/EC

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PREVIOUSLY

Replaces
EN ISO 6185-4:2011

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PUBLISHED
EN ISO 6185-4:2018
60.60 Standard published
Sep 26, 2018

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Adopted from ISO 6185-4:2011 IDENTICAL