Stability Guidance Booklet for Sailing Vessels

Small commercial vessels operating under the UK flag and in UK waters must comply with the Merchant Shipping Regulations or an MCA Code of Practice.

While not a requirement for pleasure craft, this publication may be of interest.

Stability booklet front cover

Guidence for Masters and Watch Keepers

From: Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Safety codes of practice for small (up to 24m) vessels

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