The most easily identifiable difference between
EU and non-EU products are the availability of markings and
documentation, which EU directives require products to carry before
being placed on the market.All PWCs in the EU have been obliged to
be CE marked since 2006.
Below is a short summary of the markings and documentation
commonly provided with the PWC sold through
the authorised representatives.
||Demonstrate compliance with Recreational Craft Directive (RCD)
and Electro-Magnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive.
||Demonstrate compliance with RCD.
||Confirmation of compliance, copy of the EU's Declaration of
Conformity (DoC) is provided in owner's manual.
||An owner's manual is provided (with each PWC supplied in the
EU, in local language).