NMMA Certified Boats, Yachts, Boat Trailers, and Components Set the Standard for Reliability, Safety and Quality Worldwide

NMMA Certification worldwide

As the leading certification body for the recreational boating industry in the U. S., NMMA Certification impacts the recreational marine industry worldwide, helping to improve boat manufacturing and ensure quality products for consumers throughout the world.

Our global team of inspectors have extensive knowledge of the marine industry, with expertise in manufacturing, operations, engineering, and quality assurance and are well-versed in both domestic and international standards.

NMMA also requires that the following components be NMMA Type Accepted when used on NMMA certified boats and yachts: bilge blowers, bilge pumps, fuel hoses, fuel tanks, horns, navigation lights, steering helms, and steering wheels.

Global Reach:

Boat & Yacht Certification: 13 countries | 189 manufacturers

PWC Certification: 2 countries | 5 manufacturers

Type Accepted Components: 14 countries | 98 manufacturers


ECT Certification Software

The new Engineering Certification Software provides improved user interface which makes submitting and modifying existing applications more efficient and transparent. Members have the ability to electronically sign documents through DocuSign eliminating the previous manual process. The software also allows members to upload required documents and provides automatically generated reminders to complete various tasks required to achieve Certification.  

To log into the new ECT Certification Software please follow the link at www.ect.nmma.org

*You will need to reset your password by selecting "forgot your password" and follow the instructions which will be emailed to you.  If you do not receive the email, please check your spam folder.

Engineering Software Training Tutorials 

Boat and Yacht Certification Software Training Tutorial

Trailer Certifiation Software Training Tutorial

Type Accepted Software Training Tutorial

Capacity Tag Order Form Tutorial

Oil Brand Registration/Renewal Tutorial

Oil Formulation Tutorial

NMMA Engineering Standards Department manages NMMA Certification, the premier product certification program for boats, yachts, boat trailers, PWC and marine oils in the United States. It's our mission to help marine manufacturers succeed in providing safer products for the boating industry.

NMMA Boat & Yacht Certification helps manufacturers ensure their boats are built to applicable standards set by the American Boats & Yacht Council (ABYC), and to promote their compliance to the public.