Program participants must certify all recreational craft models (except racing craft) marketed in the USA for non-commercial use.
- Participating boat manufacturers must become an NMMA member;
- Participating boat manufacturers must submit applications for all models;
- Each model must be physically inspected by an IMCI/NMMA Inspector annually;
- To achieve certification, a manufacturer must demonstrate that all variances found during the (re-) inspection have been corrected. The manufacturer is responsible for ensuring that all production units are manufactured in compliance with the certified design.
All certified recreational craft models
- must be equipped with “NMMA Type Accepted Components” which are:
- Bilge Pumps
- Bilge Blowers
- Fuel hoses
- Fuel tanks
- Navigation Lights
- Steering Helms
- Steering Wheels
- should be equipped with “NMMA Listed Components” which are:
- Marine generators
- Battery chargers/inverters/inverter chargers
- Galvanic isolators
- Galley stoves
- Refrigeration and air conditioning equipment
- LPG and CNG appliances
- CO detectors
- Gas detectors
- Marine inboard engines
- Boarding ladder
Note: NMMA does not accept CE Certification or test results to any standards other than ABYC.
Please find more details about NMMA Type Accepted Components and NMMA Listed Components.