Drive to upgrade EU boating safety, trade rules hits bump in road

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Market surveillance tests reveal widespread RCD non-compliance issues on boats from Asian and European builders

Crafting Europe-wide trade rules for the recreational boating and nautical tourism industry has been an uphill slog. The EU’s Recreational Craft Directive of 1994 remains an unfinished symphony, and efforts to upgrade it just hit a bump in the road.

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