Periodically SAMSA will issue new regulations or Marine Notices. We will endeavour to make these available to all interested boat owners.
The List of Participants in the National Small Vessel Examination Regime and the list of Appointed Small Vessel Examiners.
SAMSA Approval of Lifejackets and Buoyancy Aids and the Compulsory Standards for Lifejackets used on South African Vessels
Marine Incident Report – for use by small vessels involved in an incident.
Accredited training institutions and programs
SAMSA interpretation of the regulations pertaining to, and internal policy on, small vessel surveys, certification and numbering, and skipper qualification and certification, in terms of the Merchant Shipping (National Small Vessel Safety) Regulations, 2007 (as amended).
SAMSA list of offences in terms of the merchant shipping act of 1957
SAMSA notice regarding registration of EPIRB’s
SAMSA notice – Pontoon Boats (Excluding Passenger Vessels) – Minimum Requirements for Stability, Watertight Integrity and Survivability
Built-in Buoyancy and Alternative Standards for Survivability of Small Vessels – Minimum Requirements for Compliance with the Merchant Shipping (National Small Vessel Safety) Regulations, 2007 (as amended)