International Standard
ISO 15085:2003
Small craft — Man-overboard prevention and recovery
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ISO 15085:2003
Edition 1
International Standard
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ISO 15085:2003
Published (Edition 1, 2003)
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2015. Therefore this version remains current.
This standard has 1 amendment.

ISO 15085:2003

ISO 15085:2003
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ISO 15085:2003 specifies the design as well as the construction and strength requirements for safety devices and arrangements intended to minimize the risk of falling overboard, and requirements to facilitate reboarding.

It describes means which can be used individually or combined to achieve these objectives, and applies to small craft of up to 24 m length of hull.

ISO 15085:2003 is not applicable to the following boat types:

  • aquatic toys;
  • canoes, kayaks, or other boats with a beam less than 1,1 m;
  • personal watercraft, covered by ISO 13590;
  • inflatable boats with a hull length of less than 8 m, covered by ISO 6185.

General information

  •  : Published
     : 2003-04
    : International Standard to be revised [90.92]
  •  : 1
     : 21
  • ISO/TC 188
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Amendments are issued when it is found that new material may need to be added to an existing standardization document. They may also include editorial or technical corrections to be applied to the existing document.

Amendment 2

Edition 2017

ISO 15085:2003/Amd 2:2017
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