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New EU Commission publication
  • 2022-Jan-10

New EU Commission publication

EU Commission has now released Edition #2 of the "Application Guide" to the Recreational Craft Directive 2013/53/EU

Dear Readers and Colleagues,

This is to let you know that the EU Commission has now released Edition #2 of Application Guide to the Recreational Craft Directive 2013/53/EU.

Changes in the guidance were made in the following areas:

  • Hydrofoils
  • Model year
  • Durability criteria
  • Maximum recommended load
  • Canoes and kayaks
  • Provisions of Art. 38.4 (finding of non-compliancy by notified body in course of monitoring conformity following issue of certificate)
  • Provisions of the non-road mobile machinery legislation applicable to the RCD
  • Update of relevant harmonised standards
  • Inclusion of table of contents

Please download the new edition of the RCD Application Guide here.