ABYC Project Technical Committees

Aquatic Invasive Species
T-32  Design and Construction in Consideration of Aquatic Invasive Species
Boat Service
TY-28 Boating Lifting and Storage

Control Systems


A-33 Emergency Engine/Propulsion Cut-Off Devices
P-14 Mechanical Propulsion Control Systems
P-17 Mechanical Steering Systems
P-18 Cable Over Pulley Steering Systems for Outboard Engines
P-21 Manual and Assisted Hydraulic Steering Systems
P-22 Steering Wheels
P-23 Mechanical Steering and Propulsion Controls for Jet Boats
P-28 Electric/Electronic Propulsion and Steering Control Systems



E-2 Cathodic Protection
E-10 Storage Batteries
E-11 AC & DC Electrical Systems on Boats
E-13 Lithium Ion Batteries
E-30 Electric Propulsion Systems
S-31 Environmental Considerations for Electronic Systems and Components Installed On Boats
TE-4 Lightning Protection
TE-12 Three-Phase AC Electrical Systems on Boats

Electrical Component


A-28 Galvanic Isolators
A-31 Battery Chargers and Inverters
A-32 AC Power Conversion Equipment and Systems
C-7 Battery Switches for Use on Boats
C-1500 Ignition Protection for Marine Products

Engine and Powertrain


A-27 Alternating Current (AC) Generator Sets
P-1 Installation of Exhaust Systems for Propulsion and Auxiliary Engines
P-4 Marine Inboard Engines and Transmissions
P-6 Propeller Shafting Systems
S-33 On-Water Engine Emissions Testing
UL1129 Standard for Wet Exhaust Components for Marine Engines (Under Development)

Fire Fighting and Detection Systems


A-4 Fire Fighting Equipment
A-14 Gasoline and Propane Gas Detection Systems
A-24 Installation of Carbon Monoxide Detectors and Alarms
A-34 Smoke Detection Systems (Under Development)
UL1110 Standard for Marine Combustible Gas Indicators (Under Development)

Fuel and Ventilation Systems


C-1 Primer Bulbs
C-2 Carbon Canisters
H-2 Ventilation of Boats Using Gasoline
H-24 Gasoline (Petrol) Fuel Systems
H-25 Portable and Semi-Portable Gasoline Fuel Systems
H-32 Ventilation of Boats Using Diesel Fuel
H-33 Diesel Fuel Systems
TH-22 Educational Information about Carbon Monoxide
TH-23 Design, Construction, and Testing of Boats in Consideration of Carbon Monoxide


Hull and Deck Structures


H-3 Exterior Windows, Windshields, Hatches, Doors, Portlights, and Glazing Materials
H-31 Seat Structures
H-40 Anchoring, Mooring, and Strong Points
H-41 Reboarding Means, Ladders, Handholds, Rails, and Lifelines
T-17 Compass Installation

 Hull Performance


H-1 Field of Vision from the Helm Position
H-4 Cockpit Drainage Systems
H-5 Boat Load Capacity
H-8 Buoyancy in the Event of Flooding/Swamping
H-26 Powering of Boats
H-28 Inflatable Boats
H-29 Canoes and Kayaks
H-35 Powering and Load Capacity of Pontoon Boats
H-37 Jet Boats – Light Weight
S-7 Boat Capacity Labels
S-8 Boat Measurement and Weight
S-30 Outboard Engine and Related Equipment Weights
T-1 Guidelines for Use of Aluminum in Boat and Yacht Construction
TH-12 Outboard Engine Mounting Guide

Hull Piping


H-22 Electric Bilge Pump Systems
H-23 Water Systems for Use on Boats
H-27 Seacocks, Thru-Hull Fittings, and Drain Plugs
H-30 Hydraulic Systems
TH-29 Sewage Systems

On-Water Education


EDU-1 On-Water Recreational Boating Skills – Power
EDU-2 On-Water Recreational Boating SKills – Human-Propelled
EDU-3 On-Water Recreational Boating Skills – Sail
EDU-4 On-Water Recreational Boating Skills – Instruction

Product Interface


T-5 Safety Signs and Labels
T-24 Owner/Operator’s Manuals
T-31 Marine Law Enforcement Craft Acquisition and Safety
T-33 Manufacturer’s Statement of Origin
S-32 Warnings and Safety Signs for Boats

Navigation Lights and Sound Signal Appliances


A-16 Installation of Electric Navigation Lights
A-23 Sound Signal Appliances
C-5 Construction and Testing of Electric Navigation Lights
UL1104 Standard for Marine Navigation Lights (Under Development)

Thermal Appliance


A-1 Marine Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Systems
A-3 Cooking Appliances
A-6 Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Equipment
A-7 Liquid and Solid Fueled Boat Heating Systems
A-22 Marine Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Systems
A-26 LPG and CNG Fueled Appliances
A-30 Cooking Appliances with Integral LPG Cylinders
C-3 Alcohol, Kerosene, and Solidified Fuel Cooking Appliances

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