Applicable ABYC Standards to the NMMA  Boat and Yacht Certification Program

View standards for the 2017 Model Year 

2016 Model Year

Inboard Engines                                                        

33 CFR 183 Subparts I & J     
Marine Sanitation Devices 33 CFR 159 Subpart C     
Hull Identification (H.I.N.) 33 CFR 181 Subpart C
LPG Systems A-1-13
Galley Stoves A-3-13
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Equipment A-6-13
Liquid and Solid Fueled Boat Heating Systems A-7-14
Gasoline and Propane Detection A-14-07
Electric Navigation Lights A-16-11
Sound Signal Appliances A-23-04 - Corrected 7/05
Carbon Monoxide Detection Systems A-24-07
LPG and CNG Fueled Appliances A-26-12
Galvanic Isolators A-28-14
Cooking Appliances with integral LPG cylinders A-30-13
Battery Chargers and Inverters A-31-10
Emergency Engine/Propulsion Cut-off Devices A-33-09
Storage Batteries E-10-11
A.C. & D. C. Electrical Systems E-11-12
Field of Vision from the Helm H-01-12
Ventilation Gasoline H-02-13
Windows, Hatches, Doors, and Port Lights H-03-14
Cockpit Drainage Systems H-04-08
Capacity H-05-12
Buoyancy/Flotation H-08-12
Electric Bilge Pumps H-22-11
Water Systems H-23-14
Gasoline Fuel Systems H-24-12
Portable Gasoline Fuel Systems H-25-13
Powering H-26-11
Seacocks, Thru-Hulls and Drain Plugs H-27-14
Inflatable Boats H-28-10 – Corrected 7/12
Canoes and Kayaks H-29-12
Hydraulic Systems H-30-11  
Seat Structures H-31-07 – Corrected 7/10
Ventilation Diesel H-32-13
Diesel Fuel Systems H-33-09 – Corrected 7/10
Pontoon Boats H-35-11
Jet Boat — Light Weight H-37-12
Anchoring, Mooring, and Strong Points H-40-14
Ladders, Handholds, and Rails H-41-14
Exhaust Systems P-01-14
Propeller Shafting Systems P-06-10
Mechanical Propulsion Control Systems P-14-10
Mechanical Steering Systems P-17-13
Manual Hydraulic Steering Systems P-21-12
Steering Wheels P-22-13

Jet Boat Steering/Propulsion

Electric/Electronic Steering Contol Systems



Electric/Electronic Propulsion Control Systems


Capacity Plates S-7-10
Outboard Engine Weight Table S-30-12
Safety Signs and Labels T-05-02

Updated ABYC Standards in Bold