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Old 25 June 2012, 07:15   #11
Country: UK - England
Town: Eastbourne
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Originally Posted by piemaker View Post
This is really interesting - I took my sib to France and was told by a boat chandler in La Tranche that is was ok to use an unregistered SIB (with an outboard) up to 300m from the shore. I didn't get stopped or challenged by anyone & launched it in the marina. I do remember about 25 yrs ago on a family holiday my uncles tiny SIB was registered for use on French rivers. I have just registered my Avon with the SSR which I'm weirdly excited about. Need to get out more!

I think you're alright with up to 6hp in France, ie no licencing or registration required. Hope so, found out the SSR on my little Avon expired in 1995!

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Old 25 June 2012, 08:09   #12
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Country: UK - England
Town: Wickford, Essex
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Make: Ribeye, Zodiac FR
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Have a look at :

Sailing Licences and Boat Permits in France - AngloINFO French Riviera, in the Côte d'Azur (France)

If you're an RYA member, give them a call.

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Old 05 July 2012, 16:00   #13
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Town: Wiltshire
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Great link - thank you

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