Entries by enave

Tips for maintaining the electrical system of a boat

DIY has an irresistible charm, no matter the context. Even among owners of recreational vessels, most prefer to fix any issues and malfunctions themselves, especially if they are perceived as minor. This includes those related to the electrical system. The electrical system of boats The electrical system of a boat is powered by direct current […]

Extension of CE Marking Acceptance in the United Kingdom

The onset of Brexit has brought about a series of significant changes in trade regulations between the United Kingdom and the European Union. One of the key aspects has been the transition from a CE marking-based system to one in which the United Kingdom sets its own directives and standards. However, in an action that […]

THE RECREATIONAL CRAFT DIRECTIVE 2013/53/EU: NEW RSG GUIDELINES 2024

THE RECREATIONAL CRAFT DIRECTIVE 2013/53/EU: NEW RSG GUIDELINES 2024 New guidelines for the safety and compliance of pleasure craft The new RSG 2024 (Recreational Craft Sectoral Group Guidelines) have been published, introducing new criteria for compliance with Directive 2013/53/EU on recreational craft. What’s New? Updates in RSG 2024 The RSG Guidelines include: Expanded details on […]

Nautical refit – Between standards and design

On 20th September 2019, at the 59th Genoa Boat Show, ENAVE, in collaboration with the Genoa Order of Engineers, held a technical seminar to illustrate the technical, design, regulatory and practical aspects of boatbuilding that may be hidden behind the refit or repair of a recreational vessel. Refitting a vessel includes a number of tasks […]

ENAVE—World Sailing’s new offshore racing partner.

  We are extremely proud to announce that, from June onwards, we will be among the only 6 notified bodies in the world authorised to provide a certification service for boats competing in offshore races. World Sailing oversees, through the national federations, the organisation of all sailing races, and is responsible for drawing up the […]

The difference between “APC” and “Significant modifications to non-CE marked pleasure craft”.

Why is it necessary to understand the difference between “APC” and “Significant modifications to non-CE marked pleasure craft”? Owners who decide to make significant modifications to their vessel need to be aware that the vessel will need to undergo checks to verify compliance with technical safety requirements. Depending on the year of construction of the […]

ENAVE at the Monac Solar & Energy Boat Challenge

ENAVE will be the technical sponsor of LG Yacht – Anvera, whose electrically powered boat will participate in the 6th edition of the Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge from the 2nd to 6th July 2019. The Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge is a competition featuring boats with alternative propulsion systems that use only […]

10 Tips for More Sustainable Navigation – Part 2

Can We Reduce Our Environmental Impact While Boating? The answer to this question is yes! There are several measures that can help for more sustainable navigation. We’ve gathered some useful tips for greener boating: the first 5 are found in this article, while the remaining… well, you’ll just have to keep reading. Let’s pick up […]