Nautica’s RIBs are built to exceed ABYC (American Boat and Yacht Council) standards, recognized worldwide in the industry. They meet the certification requirements of the EC Directive 94/25/EC by IMCI. Nautica's RIBs are approved for import and sale in the European community. Models built by Nautica that are for use in the military or as commercial workboats, have been submitted to ABS (American Bureau of Shipbuilding) for approval of the structural design. Many of Nautica's 16' to 36' models have been US Coast Guard inspected and certified for carrying passengers for hire. Quality control standards conforming to ISO-9002 have been instituted at Nautica.