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Boat inspections from SGS – ensure the safety, integrity and navigability of your boat and comply with regulations.

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Boats, including recreational and sports boats, are subject to strict regulation to ensure they are safe, reliable and suitable for use. To ensure compliance, they must undergo comprehensive regulatory inspections.

Legislation for the Regulation of Yachts, approved by Royal Decree 1434/1999, states that boat inspections must be performed as follows:

Inspection Frequency 7th list 6th rental list
Frequency Every 5 years Lengths between 6 and 24 meters Lengths between 2.5 and 24 meters
Main Between the 2nd and 3rd year (after the last periodical inspection) Lengths between 15 and 24 meters / lengths between 6 and 24 meters with wooden hull Lengths between 6 and 24 meters
Additional Every craft must undergo an additional inspection whenever its hull, machinery or equipment is repaired, modified or altered.

Why choose boat inspection services from SGS?

As the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, we have unrivaled experience in performing boat inspections. We are an accredited provider of boat inspection services, with the tools and expertise to ensure that your boat complies with all necessary regulations. Our experts are available to perform inspections in all regions and provinces of Spain.

Contact us to find out how our boat inspection services can help you ensure your boat’s safety and demonstrate regulatory compliance.