Free-Fall Certification Height

Free-fall certification height is the greatest launching height for which the lifeboat is to be approved, measured from the still water surface to the lowest point on the lifeboat when the lifeboat is in the launch configuration.

Source: IMO Resolution MSC.48(66), adoption of the International Life-Saving Appliance (LSA) Code, 4 June 1996, International Maritime Organization. Legislation

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