Covid 19 Islands Closure Reminder

 
Herm Island – Closed to Visitors
Mariners are advised that Herm Island is closed to visitors until further notice. Mariners are not to land passengers or crew on any part of the island without the express permission of the Herm Island Management Staff.
 
Sark – Closed to Visitors
Mariners are advised that Sark is closed to visitors until further notice. Mariners are not to land passengers or crew on any part of the island without the express permission of the Sark Constable.
 
Alderney – Closed to Visiting Pleasure Craft
Mariners are advised that Alderney is currently closed to visiting pleasure/leisure craft. Mariners must not land passengers or crew on any part of the island without the explicit permission of the Alderney Harbourmaster.

QEII Marina Gates good again

The Harbour Maintenance Team have monitored the action of the QEII Marina Gates for five weeks without incident.
 
So the Notice 040/2020 is therefore cancelled
 
 

COVID-19 – The Use and Maintenance of Locally Registered Recreational Vessels

From 1200 on Sunday 24 January 2021 recreational boat owners (using any type of vessel, whether motorised or not) are permitted to use their boats in local waters for recreational purposes subject to the following conditions:

  •  The latest weather forecast has been obtained and the vessel has been checked and inspected thoroughly before putting to sea. This should include ensuring that all boat systems and engines are operating correctly and all equipment is in date and operating as it should.

This is particularly important in order to minimise the need for our emergency services to be mobilised potentially placing them and you at risk.

READ ALL CONDITIONS HERE

COVID-19 – The Use and Maintenance of Locally Registered Recreational Vessels.

From 1200 on Sunday 24 January 2021 recreational boat owners (using any type of vessel, whether motorised or not) are permitted to use their boats in local waters for recreational purposes subject to the following conditions:

  • The latest weather forecast has been obtained and the vessel has been checked and inspected thoroughly before putting to sea. This should include ensuring that all boat systems and engines are operating correctly and all equipment is in date and operating as it should.

This is particularly important in order to minimise the need for our emergency services to be mobilised potentially placing them and you at risk.

 

Read the full notice here

Alderney Closed to visiting pleasure craft

Mariners are advised that Alderney is currently closed to visiting pleasure/leisure craft.

Mariners must not land passengers or crew on any part of the island without the explicit permission of the Alderney Harbourmaster.

COVID-19 – Kayaking, Canoeing and Paddle Boarding

Kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding is permitted within the daily two hours of exercise under the current COVID-19 restrictions. If you intend to undertake Kayaking, Canoeing and Paddle Boarding the following must be observed:

  • Members of the public are asked to check the latest weather forecast, tides and advise someone when/where you are going and when you are due back ashore.
  • Members of the public may undertake these activities with members of their household or with one other person when 2m social distancing can be maintained.
  • All equipment should be properly secured after use in order to minimise the need for our emergency services to be mobilised potentially placing them and you at risk.