The Floating Life Safety & Security Team is in charge of checking and managing all activities and files related to national and international safety standards.
We are responsible for all standards of the Yacht being managed.

Flag & Certifications

Given the large and increasing volume of certifications required on-board Yachts, we verify their compliance with relevant rules and regulations, we support in the proper maintenance of all certifications, we offer guidance to Captains and Crew on all technical aspects related to flag state and classification issues. We liaise and maintain relationships with Flag Authorities for the Yacht.

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  • Checking lists and maintenance deadlines
  • Checking safety equipment and maintenance certifications safety
  • Handling of all activities related to Flag State compliance and
    Classification Society requirements
  • Issuing and renewing of Merchant Shipping Medical Scales
  • Liaising with Class and Flag State surveyors
  • Monitoring standard and safety procedures’

Mini-ISM Management

The Mini-ISM is a safety management system based on the ISM Code, but particularly tailored to Yachts over 24-meter and under 500GT. MCA LY3 Annex 2 Mini ISM is required to be maintained for Yachts under 500GT.

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  • Arranging and renewing of Yacht’s manual in compliance with IMO legislation
  • Checking and updating of on-board documents
  • Monitoring of on-board operations
  • Organizing and supervising of on-board Flag Audit
ISM & ISPS Management

We ensure safety, to prevent human injury or loss of life to avoid damages to the environment, in particular the marine environment, and the Yachts. Many of the items listed are “operational” and our role is to put in place systems and support to assist the Captain in carrying out many of his functions. We also monitor Captain and Crew in their daily operations of the Yacht.

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  • A system of monthly returns from the Yacht designed to highlight deficiencies and ensure that
    best practices are applied
  • A general security assessment of basic good practice
  • Two on-board audits per year carried out by our” Designated Person Ashore” (DPA)
  • 24/7 DPA availability for emergency support
  • Acting as P&I representatives by informing Owners and authority
  • Arranging and renewing of Yacht’s manual in compliance with IMO legislation
  • Checking and updating on-board documents
  • Coordinating incident support
  • Coordinating Salvage Association Surveyors
  • Implementing on-board ISM and ISPS
  • Monitoring and implementing on-board MARPOL Annex VI compliance
  • Monitoring and liaising with Class Status when required
  • Monitoring of on-board operations
  • Organising flag inspections according to regulations
  • Organising the supply of Notice to Mariners and compulsory IMO publications
  • Training Senior Officers for ISM and ISPS compliance

Integrity, quality, and expertise – Floating Life has been creating a new standard in the yachting industry since its inception in 2002. Floating Life can be compared to a refined boutique, dedicated to yachting, where our clients receive our thorough commitment and bespoke in-house services so that their needs, and those of their vessels, are constantly met. We are a group of highly efficient and experienced professionals, experts in each specific sector of yachting, delivering round-the-clock, worldwide effective support.

Floating Life International SA

Floating Life International SA

Via Gen. Guisan, 1

CH-6833 Vacallo – Switzerland

Tel. +41 (0) 91 6900064 / 65

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