Commercial Cruising Vessel
recreational vessel for commercial use.
designed and built for sport or the recreation of the passengers,
including professional sailing.
All persons on board, with the
- the captain and crew;
- other people who, in any capacity, are
employed or working on board for the benefit of the vessel;
- children who have not yet reached the age
of one year on the day of boarding.
Inspectorate of Verkeer en
Waterstaat (Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water
Management), Netherlands Shipping Inspection (NSI).
version of a system or object in terms of the assumed desired
functionality within the context of the relevant regulations
(watertightness, fire resistance, incombustibility, strength, stiffness, etc).
An imaginary line parallel to
and 76 mm below the upper surface of the bulkhead deck at the side.
Category A machinery spaces
including the connected trunks, accommodating: combustion engines or gas
turbines used for main propulsion machinery:
engines or gas turbines other than those used as main propulsion
machinery if such machines have a combined power of not less than 375
kW; or oil-fired boilers or oil burners.
Spaces for machines
All category A
machinery spaces and all other spaces accommodating propulsion
machinery, boilers, oil burners, steam engines and combustion engines,
gas turbines, generators, and major electrical equipment, oil bunkering
stations, refrigerating installations, stabilisation devices, HVAC
installations, and similar spaces, as well as the connected trunks.
The masts, booms, gaffs, sails,
running and standing rigging, including all pulley blocks, chain plates
and other fasteners etc. employed to enable a sailing vessel to carry
The sails to be carried
under normal conditions according to the vessel's rigging plan, with
which, given the wind loads described in these rules, the defined
stability requirements can be met. With this standard rigging it shall
be possible, at the described wind loads, to develop a speed that is
representative for the sailing vessel type.
The size of the
standard rigging shall be determined to the satisfaction of the
A vessel that, in the
opinion of the Authority, is designed and built to be propelled mainly
by means of sails.
Main steering stand
The location on board
that is usually manned for navigation purposes. If it is not manned when
sailing or when moored, the alarms that are relevant to that situation
shall be relayed to a second place, which is manned.
The Classification Society
A natural or
legal person appointed by the Dutch Minister of Transport, Public Works
and Water Management. This natural or legal person may lay down rules
for issuing a certificate if the vessel and the vessel's management, on
board as well as on shore, complying with the requirements laid down for
that purpose by Decree.