Number and Type of Required Fire Extinguishers
Use this chart to determine the type and quantity of fire extinguishers required for your boat.
|Length of Vessel||Without Fixed System||With Fixed System*|
|Less than 26 feet||one 5-B||none|
|26 feet to less
than 40 feet
|two 5-B or one 20-B||one 5-B|
|40 feet to less
than 65 feet
|three 5-B or one 20-B and one 5-B||two 5-B or one 20-B|
|*refers to a permanently installed fire extinguisher system|
For carriage requirements, one 5-B is equivalent to one B-I, and one 20-B is equivalent to one B-II.