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Old 07 April 2011, 18:25   #1
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Government have no plans for hull scrubbing ban

Just thought you might like to know

http://www.rya.org.uk/newsevents/new...aign=apr11nmem
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Old 08 April 2011, 05:11   #2
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Why would they?
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Old 08 April 2011, 08:37   #3
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Why would they?
Their assumption is that you are scrubbing a hull that has been previously antifouled. The concern is that the mechanical action will release more antifoul into nearby drains and waterways. It is a potentially serious problem, depending on the receiving waters.
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they won't ban it, they are just trying to find a way of charging you for it.
they say they will ban and when they relent and charge you a fee you will feel thankful not having it banned.
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Ahh thanks for explaining - the RYA e-mail made no sense to me !
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