Safety Regulations, including Certificate of Fitness (COF) Information

Before a CoF can be done the following requirements must be met.

1.
COF

he boat must be registered with SAS in the owner’s name

2.
COF

Check sheet must be completed – all pages – and be ready at the survey

3.
COF

Payment to SAS must be made and proof provided at the time of survey

4.
COF

Ship Station licence must be on board (if not boat will be restricted to cat E)

5.
COF

EPIRB’s where required must be registered with ICASA and MRCC where an EPIRB is not required but on board it should be registered. Owners may be required to demonstrate the test feature on the EPIRB

6.
COF

Life jackets for cat A and B and for night sailing must conform to level 150N (inflatable 150N life jackets have been approved)

7.
COF

Night sailing always requires a life raft

Certificate Of Fitness And Hull Inspections

Please refer to South African Sailing at www.sailing.org.za for inspection check sheets.

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