Originally Posted by Brian
and YES, your passport is technically needed and should be in date. Whether or not you are ever asked to produce it is another question!
Absolutely yes. It was the second item demanded by the Gendarme Nationale in Calais!! The first one was our SSR registration. After that it was all they could do to help us out. They asked a local fisherman if we could moor two RIBS alongside for a while to avoid locking in/out.
Absolutely great guys and with my limited French and their limited English we got the message accross that we had come over from Dover for a cup of coffee.