Originally Posted by Supern0va
Yes. And that is exactly
the thing I wanted to know Ihese CE ratings for, since those do take into account the builder's practices.
As for the steel boats, I'm sure there are plenty but I'd rather stick with polyester. Mostly based on prejudice
I think that the structural integrity of a professionally built steel boat will always be greater than that of an equivalent design in polyester (though maintenance may be an issue). YMMV