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Scope

Standardization of equipment and construction details of recreational craft, and other small craft using similar equipment, up to 24 metres length of the hull.

Excluded:

  • lifeboats and lifesaving equipment covered by ISO / TC 8.

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105

published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 53 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 188

29

ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 13 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 188

19

Participating countries

24

Observing countries

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 188/SC 1 Personal safety equipment Sub committee
ISO/TC 188/SC 2 Engines and propulsion systems Sub committee
ISO/TC 188/AHG 1 Convenors and Project Leaders Working group *
ISO/TC 188/JWG 1 Joint ISO/TC 188 - IEC/TC 18 WG: Electric propulsion systems Working group *
ISO/TC 188/WG 2 Inflatable and life rafts Working group *
ISO/TC 188/WG 3 Cockpits: deck fittings and rigging parts Working group *
ISO/TC 188/WG 9 Main dimensions of the craft and identification of the hull Working group *
ISO/TC 188/WG 10 Electrical equipment Working group *
ISO/TC 188/WG 18 Scantlings Working group *
ISO/TC 188/WG 20 Windows, portlights, hatches, deadlights and doors Working group *
ISO/TC 188/WG 24 Field of vision from helm position Working group *
ISO/TC 188/WG 30 Waste water retention and treatment Working group *

* The convener can be reached through the secretariat (See contact information below)

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 188

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 188 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 18 Electrical installations of ships and of mobile and fixed offshore units IEC
ISO/TC 8 Ships and marine technology ISO
ISO/TC 8/SC 1 Lifesaving and fire protection ISO
ISO/TC 43/SC 1 Noise ISO
ISO/TC 43/SC 3 Underwater acoustics ISO
ISO/TC 45/SC 1 Rubber and plastics hoses and hose assemblies ISO
ISO/TC 61 Plastics ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 188

ISO/TC 188 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 8/SC 1 Lifesaving and fire protection ISO
ISO/TC 8/SC 2 Marine environment protection ISO
ISO/TC 8/SC 12 Ships and marine technology - Large yachts ISO
ISO/TC 21 Equipment for fire protection and fire fighting ISO
ISO/TC 43/SC 1 Noise ISO
ISO/TC 43/SC 3 Underwater acoustics ISO
ISO/TC 45/SC 1 Rubber and plastics hoses and hose assemblies ISO
ISO/TC 61 Plastics ISO
ISO/TC 83 Sports and other recreational facilities and equipment ISO
ISO/TC 111 Round steel link chains, chain slings, components and accessories ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
AEGPL European LPG Association - AEGPL A
EBA - boating/navigation The European Boating Association A
EBI European Boating Industry A
ICOMIA International Council of Marine Industry Associations A
ILAMA International Life-Saving Appliance Manufacturers' Association A
ISAF International Sailing Federation (ISAF) A
RSG The Recreational Craft Sectoral Group A
EC - European Commission European Commission B
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
22 June 2017 Berlin (Germany) ISO/TC 188/SC 2  
23 June 2017 Berlin (Germany) ISO/TC 188  

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 188 - Secretariat

SIS Sweden
Swedish Standards Institute
P.O. Box 45443
SE-SE-104 31 Stockholm
Sweden

Tel: +46 8 55 55 20 00 / +46 8 555 520 00
Fax: +46 8 55 55 20 01 / +46 8 555 520 01

Secretariat direct:
Mr Erik Lundin
Tel: +46 8 555 521 59