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International Recreational Vessel Arrivals
14 May 2021

This notice replaces Local Notice to Mariners 11(T) of 2021 which is hereby cancelled.

Notice is hereby given that from 17th May 2021, new UK Government rules apply to those arriving at ports in England on recreational vessels from overseas.

The new rules, which are designed to protect public health in England, are now based upon which country, or countries have been visited in the 10 days prior to arrival in England.

Certain people are exempt from these rules depending upon their job, or medical status.

Green, Amber and Red Lists

Countries are now rated as Green, Amber or Red and different actions, or rules apply to individuals depending upon which list the country is on that they are travelling from, through or have visited in the 10 days prior to arriving in England.

See the Government’s Red, amber and green list rules for entering England website for full details of the new rules.

These actions, or rules may include one or more of the following:

Test before travelling to England

Proof must be produced of a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 3 days prior to arrival in England. Please see the government’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing before you travel to England website for full details.

Passenger Locator Form

A Passenger Locator Form must be completed prior to arrival in England. See the Government’s Fill in Your Passenger Locator Form website.

Quarantine Upon Arrival in England

Managed Hotel Quarantine or Home Quarantine may be required for certain countries upon arrival in England.

Further COVID Testing

Up to two further COVID tests may be required depending upon which countries have been visited in the 10 days before arriving in England.

Shortening your Home Quarantine period - Test to Release scheme

The quarantine period can be shortened if a COVID-19 test is purchased after isolating for 5 days. This is known as the Test to Release for International Travel scheme.

Please see the Government’s Coronavirus (COVID-19): Test to Release for international travel website for more details.

Please contact your specific marina or berth provider with your intentions before you arrive as you may be required to provide proof of compliance prior to your arrival.

This Local Notice to Mariners shall remain in force until further notice.

• LNTM 22(T) of 2021 - International Recreational Vessel Arrivals

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