These links give information on how to obtain their standards. Many standards must be purchased.
ABS : American Bureau of Shipping; A classification Society
ABYC : American Boat and Yacht Council: They publish standards for the marine industry.
APBA : American Power Boat Association
ASTM : American Society for Testing and Materials
DNV : Det Norske Veritas; A classification Society
IAMI : International Association of Marine Investigators
IMO : International Maritime Organization
ISO : International Organization for Standardization
Lloyds Register : Lloyds Register of shipping; A classification Society
NFPA : The National Fire Protection Association. NFPA 302 is the main standard for yachts.
SAMS ®: The Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors. Look here for a surveyor in your local area.
SNAME : The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
U.S. Coast Guard : From here you may access a lot of safety information.
U.S. Sailing : U.S. Sailing; keep informed about our sport.
USCG AUX : United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
U.L. : Underwriters Laboratories
USPS : United States Power Squadron