Brazilian safety devices must be chosen by the Brazilian Navy standard requirements NORMAN 05 - "Normas da Autoridade
Marítima para homologação de Material". There are 5 (five) Classes of navigation according to usage situation:
Class I – For international water sailing, Class II – For open sea sailing in Brazilian water, Class III – For inland or sheltered water, Class IV – All work vests, Class V – High Speed Sports.
For Oil Rigs and open sea sailing. Brazilian or international waters. Designed according to SOLAS (International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea) standard. Safety Items required: Collar, reflective tape, safety light, lift – loop and whistle.
Working Vests. Designed for people working on vessels or hoisted by any other safety device with risk of falling into the water accidentally. In this class, safety items required vary according to the work situation that the user will be submitted to.
Two options: "Canga" and "Jaleco". For offshore vessels operating exclusively over Brazilian waters. According to SOLAS CLASS II standards. Safety items required: Collar, reflective tape and whistle.
For high speed sports activities such as jet ski, banana boat, water ski, windsurf, parasail, fishing and small sailboats. In Brazilian waters, certifies a vessel up to 5 m long in open sea and for boats up to 24 m long in sheltered waters.
Two options: "Canga" and "Jaleco". For inland sailing. Sheltered waters as rivers and lakes. Safety items required: Collar and whistle.
The Auxiliary Flotation Device should be used by swimmers. If you do not know how to swim, you must be supervised by a responsible adult.
CHILDREN PLAYING IN OR NEAR WATER SHOULD ALWAYS BE UNDER AN ADULT SUPERVISION.
For calm and sheltered waters that do not require certified safety equipment. Suitable for rowing, kayak, canoe, paddleboat, among others.