Government of Jersey – Coronavirus – Advice to Boat Owners

Coronavirus advice

Owners of leisure vessels can now spend the four hours outside their home using their boats for recreational purposes, but are being urged to minimise the risk of getting into difficulties at sea by preparing properly.

The owners of leisure vessels, including yachts, jet skis and other craft, are being advised that they must:

Рadhere to the latest Stay at Home instructions, which restrict time outside the house to up to four hours each day
– adhere to latest Stay at Home instructions on social distancing and meeting others from outside of your household
– log a Transit Report with Jersey Coastguard on VHF Channel 82 before leaving harbour
– remain within Jersey territorial waters at all times
– if planning to visit outlying reefs, give consideration to requirements for social distancing and time periods permitted out of the house
– maintain social distancing within public areas such as piers, marinas, pontoons, ramps and facilities

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