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    Small pleasure boats code - Engineering

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1985

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 1799.3-1985 SMALL PLEASURE BOATS CODE - ENGINEERING
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    7 - SECTION 1. SCOPE AND GENERAL
    7 - 1.1 SCOPE.
    7 - 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS.
    7 - 1.3 DEFINITIONS.
    7 - 1.3.1 Auxiliary yacht
    7 - 1.3.2 Jetdrive
    7 - 1.3.3 Inboard/outboard
    7 - 1.3.4 Length
    7 - 1.3.5 Laminate
    8 - SECTION 2. INBOARD INSTALLATIONS
    8 - 2.1 MAIN ENGINES.
    8 - 2.1.1 General.
    8 - 2.1.2 Instruction manual.
    8 - 2.2 INSTRUMENTATION.
    8 - 2.3 GEARBOXES.
    8 - 2.4 ASTERN POWER.
    8 - 2.5 ACCESS TO MACHINERY.
    8 - 2.6 ENGINE MOUNTINGS.
    8 - 2.7 RESILIENT MOUNTINGS.
    8 - 2.8 ALIGNMENT.
    8 - 2.9 DRIP TRAYS.
    9 - SECTION 3. OUTBOARD INSTALLATIONS
    9 - 3.1 INSTRUCTION MANUAL.
    9 - 3.2 TILT MECHANISM.
    9 - 3.3 SECONDARY ATTACHMENT.
    10 - SECTION 4. CONTROL SYSTEMS
    10 - 4.1 GENERAL.
    10 - 4.2 MATERIALS.
    10 - 4. 3 LOCATION OF TOP-MOUNTED CONTROLS.
    10 - 4.3.1 Clearance.
    10 - 4.3.2 Identification of controls.
    10 - 4.3.3 Controls for twin engines.
    11 - SECTION 5. VENTILATION OF ENGINE AND FUEL TANK COMPARTMENTS
    11 - 5.1 APPLICATION.
    11 - 5.2 REQUIRED VENTILATION.
    11 - 5.2.1 General.
    11 - 5.2.2 Open compartments.
    11 - 5.2.3 Closed compartments.
    11 - 5.3 VENTILATORS.
    11 - 5.3.1 Engine aspiration.
    11 - 5.3.2 Ventilator sizes.
    11 - 5.3.3 Height of ventilators.
    11 - 5.3.4 Areas of cowls or scoops.
    11 - 5.4 EXTRACTORS.
    11 - 5.4.1 General.
    11 - 5.4.2 Motors.
    11 - 5.4.3 Installation.
    11 - 5.4.4 Electrical circuits.
    11 - 5.4.5 Warning notice.
    12 - SECTION 6. EXHAUST SYSTEMS FOR INBOARD INSTALLATIONS
    12 - 6.1 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS.
    12 - 6.1.1 Gas-tightness.
    12 - 6.1.2 Back-pressure.
    12 - 6.1.3 Wet silencers.
    12 - 6.1.4 Accessibility.
    12 - 6.1.5 Multiple engines.
    12 - 6.1.6 Bends.
    12 - 6.1.7 Supports.
    12 - 6.1.8 Guarding.
    12 - 6.1.9 Transom-mountedexhausts.
    12 - 6.1.10 Alarm system.
    12 - 6.2 MATERIALS.
    12 - 6.3 WET EXHAUST SYSTEMS.
    12 - 6.3.1 Cooling water.
    12 - 6.3.2 Outlet location.
    12 - 6.3.3 Drainage on motor boats.
    12 - 6.3.4 Guarding.
    12 - 6.3.5 Injection point.
    12 - 6.3.6 Flexible hose connections.
    12 - 6.4 DRY EXHAUST SYSTEMS.
    12 - 6.4.1 General.
    12 - 6.4.2 Insulation.
    13 - 6.4.3 Venting.
    13 - 6.4.4 Drainage.
    13 - 6.4.5 Manifold to silencer.
    13 - 6.4.6 Supports.
    14 - 6. 5 AUXILIARY YACHTS -ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS.
    14 - 6.5.1 General.
    14 - 6.5.2 Riser.
    14 - 6.6 NOISE ATTENUATION.
    15 - SECTION 7. SEA-WATER SYSTEMS
    15 - 7.1 APPLICATION.
    15 - 7.2 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS.
    15 - 7. 2.1 Valves.
    15 - 7.2.2 Exemption.
    15 - 7.3 VALVES AND COCKS.
    15 - 7.3.1 Materials.
    15 - 7.3.2 Screwed fittings.
    15 - 7.3.3 Flanged fittings.
    15 - 7.4 STRAINERS.
    15 - 7.5 PIPE MATERIALS.
    15 - 7.6 CLAMPS.
    15 - 7.7 SCUPPERS, DRAINS AND WATER SYSTEMS.
    16 - SECTION 8. ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION
    16 - 8.1 APPLICATION.
    16 - 8.2 ELECTRICAL SAFETY.
    16 - 8.3 WIRING SYSTEM.
    16 - 8.3.1 General.
    16 - 8.3.2 Negative return.
    16 - 8.3.3 Cable resistance (size).
    16 - 8.3.4 Cable identification.
    16 - 8.3.5 Cable joints and connectors.
    17 - 8.3.6 Cable support.
    17 - 8.3.7 Exterior plugs and sockets.
    17 - 8.3.8 Cable mechanical protection.
    17 - 8.4 CIRCUIT PROTECTION.
    17 - 8.4.1 Means of protection.
    17 - 8.4.2 Circuit-breakers.
    17 - 8.4.3 Fuses.
    17 - 8.4.4 Separate circuits.
    17 - 8.4.5 Battery master switch.
    17 - 8.5 EQUIPMENT.
    17 - 8.5.1 General.
    17 - 8.5.2 Radios.
    18 - 8.5.3 Safety equi pment.
    18 - 8.5.4 Navigation equipment.
    18 - 8.5.5 Starter motors.
    18 - 8.6 BATTERIES.
    18 - 8.6.1 General.
    18 - 8.6.2 Location.
    18 - 8.6.3 Cables.
    19 - SECTION 9. FUEL SYSTEMS
    19 - 9.1 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS -PERMANENTLY INSTALLED FUEL SYSTEMS.
    19 - 9.1.1 Robustness.
    19 - 9.1.2 Leakage.
    19 - 9.1.3 Installation.
    19 - 9.1.4 Accessibility.
    19 - 9.1. 5 Electrical requirements.
    19 - 9.1.6 Gravity feed.
    19 - 9.1.7 Measurementof tank contents.
    19 - 9.1.8 Shut-off valve.
    19 - 9.2 FREE- STANDING NON-PORTABLE FUEL TANKS.
    19 - 9.2.1 Materials.
    19 - 9.2.2 Construction and design.
    19 - 9.2.3 Design of metal tanks.
    23 - 9.2.4 Design of reinforced plastics tanks.
    23 - 9.2.5 Testing.
    23 - 9.3 INSTALLATION OF FUEL TANKS.
    23 - 9.3.1 General.
    23 - 9.3.2 Deck fill.
    24 - 9.3.3 Tank venting.
    24 - 9.4 PORTABLE FUEL TANKS.
    24 - 9.4.1 Volume.
    24 - 9.4.2 Materials.
    24 - 9.5 FUEL LINES.
    24 - 9.5.1 Material.
    24 - 9.5.2 Fittings.
    24 - 9.5.3 Size of fuel lines.
    24 - 9.5.4 Installation.
    24 - 9.6 FUEL FILTERS.
    24 - 9.7 REFUELLING INSTRUCTIONS.
    25 - SECTION 10. STEERING SYSTEMS
    25 - 10.1 GENERAL.
    25 - 10.2 CABLE AND PULLEY STEERING INSTALLATIONS.
    25 - 10.2.1 Materials.
    25 - 10.2.2 Steering cable drum.
    25 - 10.2.3 Steering cable.
    25 - 10.2.4 Pulleys.
    25 - 10.2.5 Steering cable clearance.
    25 - 10.2.6 Installation.
    27 - 10.3 MECHANICAL (PUSH-PULL) STEERING SYSTEMS.
    27 - 10.3.1 Equipment.
    27 - 10.3.2 Installation.
    27 - 10.4 HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS.
    27 - 10.5 ROD STEERING.
    28 - 10.6 TILLER ARM.
    28 - 10.7 RUDDER AND RUDDER STOCK.
    28 - 10.7.1 General.
    28 - 10.7.2 Rudder stock
    28 - 10.7.3 Materials.
    29 - 10.7.4 Rudder bearings.
    30 - SECTION 11. PROPULSION SYSTEMS
    30 - 11.1 THROUGH-HULL OUTDRIVES AND JETDRIVES.
    30 - 11.1.1 General.
    30 - 11.1.2 Installation.
    30 - 11.1.3 Drive identification information.
    30 - 11.2 IN-LINE SHAFTING.
    30 - 11.2.1 Materials.
    30 - 11.2.2 Propeller shaft diameter.
    30 - 11.2.3 Bearing spacing.
    30 - 11.2.4 Propeller shaft overhang.
    30 - 11.2.5 Propeller shaft taper.
    30 - 11.2.6 Keys and keyways.
    32 - 11.2.7 Propeller and shaft coupling retaining nuts.
    32 - 11.2.8 Coupling materials.
    32 - 11.2.9 Coupling types.
    33 - 11.2.10 Coupling dimensions.
    33 - 11.2.11 Universal couplings.
    33 - 11.2.12 Shaft coupling bolts.
    33 - 11.3 SHAFT BEARINGS.
    33 - 11.3.1 General.
    33 - 11.3.2 Shaft seals.
    33 - 11.3.3 Stern bearings.
    33 - 11.4 PROPELLER SHAFT BRACKETS.
    33 - 11.4.1 General.
    33 - 11.4.2 Boss.
    33 - 11.4.3 V-brackets.
    34 - 11.4.4 I-brackets.
    35 - SECTION 12. BILGE PUMPING
    35 - 12.1 GENERAL.
    35 - 12.2 WATERTIGHT COMPARTMENTS.
    35 - 12.3 CAPACITY OF PUMP.
    35 - 12.4 PUMP DETAILS.
    35 - 12.5 PIPING.
    35 - 12.5.1 Material.
    35 - 12.5.2 Pipe diameter.
    35 - 12.5.3 Pipe joints.
    35 - 12.5.4 Tail pipes.
    35 - 12.5.5 Strainers.
    35 - 12.5.6 Back-flooding.
    35 - 12.6 BILGE LEVEL ALARMS.
    36 - APPENDIX A - REQUIREMENTS FOR CELLULAR PLASTICS USED TO ENCASE FUEL TANKS
    36 - A1 SCOPE.
    36 - A2 REQUIREMENTS.
    37 - APPENDIX B - GUIDE TO THE SELECTION OF SUITABLE ALLOYS
    37 - B1 SCOPE.
    37 - B2 ALUMINIUM ALLOYS.
    37 - B3 COPPER ALLOYS.
    38 - B4 STAINLESS STEEL.

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    Specifies requirements for propulsion systems, ventilation, bilge pumping, electrical systems, steering and other mechanical features of pleasure boats up to 15 m in overall length. It does not apply to boats used for commercial purposes or exclusively for racing, nor to canoes or kayaks.

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    This standard sets out requirements for propulsion systems, ventilation, bilge pumping, electrical systems, steering, and other mechanical features of pleasure boats up to 15 m in overall length.It does not apply to boats used for commercial purposes or exclusively for racing nor to canoes or kayaks.

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    Committee CS-114
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 1799.4-1985 Small pleasure boats code - Reinforced plastics construction
    AS/NZS 3004:2002 Electrical installations - Marinas and pleasure craft at low-voltage
    AS 2089-1993 Sheave blocks for lifting purposes
    AS 2122.1-1993 Combustion characteristics of plastics Determination of flame propagation - Surface ignition of vertically oriented specimens of cellular plastics
    AS D26-1972 Tube fittings with dryseal American standard taper pipe and unified threads for automotive and industrial use (imperial units) (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 2239-2003 Galvanic (sacrificial) anodes for cathodic protection
    AS 2117-1991 Hose and hose assemblies for petroleum and petroleum products - Marine suction and discharge
    AS 2498.6-1993 Methods of testing rigid cellular plastics Determination of dimensional stability (Reconfirmed 2020) (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 3111-1994 Approval and test specification - Miniature overcurrent circuit-breakers
    AS 1949-1988 Acoustics - Measurement of airborne noise emitted by vessels in waterways, ports and harbours

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 3542-1996 Pleasure boats - Toilet waste collection, holding and transfer systems
    AS 1799.1-1992 Small Pleasure Boats Code - General requirements for power boats
    AS 3542(INT)-1993 Small pleasure boats - Waste water retention and treatment - Toilet retention systems
    AS 1799.1-2009 Small craft General requirements for power boats
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