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France: Update on Arrival and Departure Procedures from the Cruising Association

Date Published - May 26, 2022

This summer, clearance procedures into northern France for non-EU yachts have been simplified with arrival (and departure) permitted at two additional ports without having to deal with officials/passport checks as long as a pre-arrival form is submitted, according to an update from the Cruising Association… Read More

Last Update - May 26, 2022

Guatemala: Yachts in Limbo Following Tax Issues

Date Published - May 14, 2022

More than 700 foreign sailboats in Rio Dulce, Livingston and Puerto Barrios in Guatemala are “in limbo” due to length of stay permits and import tax issues according to a report on the Guatemala news website LaRed…. Read More

Last Update - May 14, 2022

World Cruising Club: Spring Update

Date Published - May 10, 2022

In the latest news from World Cruising Club, the 2024 edition of World ARC is set to open for entries and those looking for a cruising adventure can join an online Bluewater Cockpit Conversations event to hear inspirational stories and practical top tips to get started on an adventure cruising… Read More

Last Update - May 02, 2022

French Polynesia: Restrictions and Costs Increase for Cruisers

Date Published - May 03, 2022

New restrictions on anchoring, increased fees for rubbish disposal and steep increases in costs for overnight stays – all causing concern to the sailing and cruising community in French Polynesia as reported by the Association of Sailboats in Polynesia (AVP)…. Read More

Last Update - May 02, 2022

Guadeloupe: National Park Authority Launches New App

Date Published - May 03, 2022

The Guadeloupe National Park Authority (PNG) has released a new App which aims to help sailors when visiting the Island. As anchoring is prohibited in many areas and mooring buoys provided by PNG must be used within the Park’s boundaries, the App helps skippers plan their route around the Island,… Read More

Last Update - May 03, 2022