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What kind of equipment do you need on your vessel?

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To ensure the safety of all participants in maritime traffic, lawmakers regularly prepare and update the list of mandatory equipment that a vessel must have based on its length. If you are unsure about which pieces of equipment your vessel must have, visit our website to refresh your knowledge.💡


For optimal safety and regulatory compliance, each vessel must be equipped with appropriate safety equipment tailored to its length. This article provides an overview of the mandatory equipment based on the vessel’s length, in accordance with maritime regulations.📋


Vessels up to 6 meters:

  • Life jackets for each person.
  • Waterproof flashlight.
  • Signal whistle or horn.
  • Anchor with rope.
  • Portable fire extinguisher.


Vessels from 6 to 12 meters (all of the above, plus):

  • First aid kit.
  • VHF radio.
  • Visual signaling devices (flares and rockets).
  • Navigational equipment (compass, GPS).


Vessels over 12 meters (all of the above, plus):

  • Life raft.
  • EPIRB (Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon).
  • Radar reflector.
  • Professional navigation system (nautical chart, depth sounder).


Safety at sea is essential for enjoying nautical activities, and proper selection and maintenance of equipment are crucial for safe sailing. At Marina Portorož, we support the highest safety standards and are available to assist you with the selection and maintenance of equipment.👍