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Operating area category 0 - Unlimited
The skipper should hold at least an RYA/DTp Certificate in Competency as Yachtmaster Ocean (Sailing). There should also be on board another person holding at least an RYA/DTp Certificate of Competency as Yachtmaster Ocean or Yachtmaster Offshore (Sailing).

One of the persons referred to above, or another person, should be familiar with the operation and maintenance of the main propulsion and associated machinery of the vessel and should have attended as suitable course.

http://www.bluemoment.com/codeofpractice/annex7.html


Skippers of vessels operating in area category 0 or 1 should hold a DTp Ship Captain's Medical Training Certificate unless another member of the crew hold a medical or nursing qualification of an equivalent or a higher standard.

Skipper: Basic Sea Survival Course Certificate

The skipper should hold a Medical Fitness Certificate issued by the DTp or an equivalent certificate. A DTp Medical Report on an applicant for a Boatmaster's Licence or a Health and Safety Executive Medical report for a sea diver will be considered to be equivalent to a DTp Medical Fitness Certificate.

Radio Operator's Certificate suitable for the radio equipment on board, at least one onboard

STCW – International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification, and Watch keeping for Seafarers

12 chapters cover all aspects of shipping from construction and fire protection to nuclear propulsion, dangerous cargo, safety management, and maritime security.

SOLAS affects internationally trading vessels of 500 gross tons and greater. For regulatory purposes, a commercial yacht is considered a cargo ship. If she is certified to carry more than 12 guests, regardless of size, the yacht is no longer a cargo ship, but a passenger ship, even if one calls her a yacht. There is a distinct difference between these two vessel types. Contains requirements for:


MARPOL International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships

Legal

For: commercial yacht 12 or fewer passengers 

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9470e190b1744eace7565dfccfa8f56b Tommy Westlin Again, always keep it under 12 passengers + crew.. there are things to think about in many ways...
72bc0fc7f7b8a90586c1f8ed80ec11db joran.k "There’s no international code of practice for the safety of small commercial vessels outside the UK. Many countries accept commercial vessels with UK certificates, but you may need to follow local safety laws as well."

 - https://www.gov.uk/operational-standards-for-small-vessels/operating-overseas
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Large Yacht Code Large Yacht Code
UK based code of safe practice for large commercial yachts


https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/ly3-the-large-commercial-yacht-code
https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/ly3-the-large-yacht-code

LY3 applies to yachts that:

  • are 24 metres and over in load line length
  • are in commercial use for sport or pleasure
  • don’t carry cargo
  • don’t carry more than 12 passengers
"As a result the Code enjoys both national support and international recognition as a standard, breaking new ground both in its inception and methodology. "
operating area category 0 Operating area category 0 - Unlimited
The skipper should hold at least an RYA/DTp Certificate in Competency as Yachtmaster Ocean (Sailing). There should also be on board another person holding at least an RYA/DTp Certificate of Competency as Yachtmaster Ocean or Yachtmaster Offshore (Sailing).

One of the persons referred to above, or another person, should be familiar with the operation and maintenance of the main propulsion and associated machinery of the vessel and should have attended as suitable course.

http://www.bluemoment.com/codeofpractice/annex7.html

72bc0fc7f7b8a90586c1f8ed80ec11db joran.k MARPOL International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships
LCYC For yachts of 24m in length or greater
Large Commercial Yacht Codes
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12 chapters cover all aspects of shipping from construction and fire protection to nuclear propulsion, dangerous cargo, safety management, and maritime security.

SOLAS affects internationally trading vessels of 500 gross tons and greater. For regulatory purposes, a commercial yacht is considered a cargo ship. If she is certified to carry more than 12 guests, regardless of size, the yacht is no longer a cargo ship, but a passenger ship, even if one calls her a yacht. There is a distinct difference between these two vessel types. Contains requirements for: