The safety level of private non-commercial yachts in accordance with the UAE Yacht Regulations is to be equivalent or better than existing regulations for other vessels carrying the same number of persons onboard taking into account the size of the yacht and its area of operation.
The UAE Yacht Regulations have been developed based on the principles of defining overall purpose and functional requirements for the safety segments covered by these Regulations. The purpose and functional requirements are verified either by compliance with prescriptive requirements, analysis, demonstration or risk assessment.
The objective of verification by Risk Assessment is to show that the risks associated with a novel / alternative design, equipment, system or operations isequivalent or lower to that of a similar yacht which complies with the prescriptiverequirements of these Regulations.
The yacht’s security operation shall at least comprise the following task like Ensuring the performance of all yacht security duties, controlling access to the yacht,Controlling the embarkation of persons and their effects, monitoring restricted areas to ensure that only authorized persons have access and monitoring of deck areas and areas surrounding the yacht.