6-3.1 Coal, charcoals & wood stoves: Coal, charcoal and wood burning stoves shall be either mounted on a
noncombustible base (preferably hollow tile) or mounted on legs providing clearance of at least 5 in. between stove
bottom and deck and the deck shall be effectively insulated with a noncombustible material or sheathing. Sides and
backs of un-insulated stoves shall have a minimum clearance of 9 in. from the exposed materials and finishes which
must meet 6-2.1 or be separated by fire-resistant thermal insulation
. Sides and backs of insulated stoves shall have
a minimum clearance as specified by the manufacturer.
6-5.1 Attached LPG: The use or storage of stoves with attached LPG or CNG containers is prohibited on boats
having enclosed accommodation spaces. I see this alot
6-5.7.3 LPG Container: A container shall not be charged with fuel
unless it bears the proper markings of the code
which is fabricated, its water
weight capacity, and it tare weight.
6-5.8.1 Container Valve: Each container shall have a manually operated shutoff valve installed directly into the
container outlet opening, which can be operated without the use of tools.
Valves: A remotely operated valve, if installed, shall be located at the regulator
and shall be
operable from the vicinity of the appliance.
6-5.9.1 LPG Container Regulator
: Each system shall be provided with a pressure regulating device, specifically
designed for the type of gas being used and so adjusted as to deliver gas to the distribution piping at a pressure not
to exceed 18 in. of water
for LPG systems or 6 in. of water for CNG systems.
6-5.9.2: Pressure Relief Valve: A low-pressure relief valve shall be integral with each regulator.
6-5.9.5 Gage: Each reducing regulator shall be fitted with a pressure gage on the high-pressure side.
6-5.10(c) LPG Hose: In LPG or CNG systems, the lines shall be certified and labeled for the fuel
6-18.104.22.168: In LPG or CNG systems, the lines shall be secured against vibration.
6-22.214.171.124 LPG Lines: In LPG or CNG systems, the lines shall be protected from abrasion wherever they pass
through decks or bulkheads.
6-126.96.36.199: In LPG or CNG systems, the lines shall be continuous lengths of tubing, without joints, except to feed
6-5.11.2 LPG Stove: A cooking stove is considered to be an attended appliance; however, a cooking stove with an
shall incorporate an oven
flame failure safety device that will prevent gas from flowing to the oven burner if
flame is not present at the oven burner.
6-5.11.3 LPG Space Heater: Cabin
space heaters shall be of the sealed combustion chamber type, designed to
provide complete separation of the combustion system from the atmosphere in the boat. A combustion air inlet and
flue gas outlet shall be provided as integral parts
of the appliance.
6-188.8.131.52 LPG Locker: The protective housing or locker shall be: (a) Located above the waterline, (b) Vapor
tight to the hull interior
, (c) Provided with a means to latch its cover, (d) Vented to the atmosphere, (e) Located so
that with its cover open or closed escaping vapor cannot reach the bilge’s, machinery spaces, accommodations,
other enclosed spaces, or accumulate in a cockpit
6-184.108.40.206(a) LPG Vent Pipe: For LPG systems, a vent pipe of at least ½ in. internal diameter to let outboard
without water traps through the hull
from the bottom of the locker or housing terminating at the discharge point
above the waterline lower than its bottom.
6-5.12.2 Locker Access: Installation
of gas equipment
in lockers or housing shall be such that when the means of
access to the lockers or housing is open, the container valves can be conveniently and quickly operated, and the
system pressure gage dials are fully visible.
Heaters: Cabin heating equipment
using liquid or gaseous fuel shall be equipped with a means for
automatic fuel shutoff in the event the flame goes out.