Originally Posted by MedSailor
In my recent pre purchace survey one of the few high priority safety findings was that my fire extinguishers did not have documentation of a current inspection. The recommendation was to have a certified inspector check them yearly.
It is an ABYC recommendation. It is not a USCG or Transport Canada requirement.
Transport Canada TP1332E - 10.4.2
Requires the instructions of the manufacturer be followed however this does not apply to pleasure craft.
Code of Federal Regulations, Title 46, Sub-part 25.30 -
Does require six month inspections however this does not apply to pleasure craft.