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Centenary of the Finnish Yacht Club Ensign celebrated in 2019

Centenary of the Finnish Yacht Club Ensign celebrated in 2019

Finnish Sailing and Boating Federation, press release. With coastal waters, heltered archipelago and the number of lakes in the six digits, Finland offers plenty of locations for boating and sailing. Clubs and associations can be found all over the country. A special form of recognition for this type of comradery among boaters, is Finland’s unique […]

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EBA General Assembly October 2018

EBA General Assembly October 2018

The autumn 2018 General Assembly of the European Boating Association was held in Helsinki, Finland on the 19 and 20 October 2018. 20 Members Organisations were represented at the meeting. On 19 October the General Assembly was joined by representatives from the HELCOM Secretariat and Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association. The General Assembly formally approved […]

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EBA General Assembly April 2018

EBA General Assembly April 2018

The spring 2018 General Assembly of the European Boating Association was held in Gent, Belgium on the 21 and 22 April 2018. 17 Members Organisations were represented at the meeting. The General Assembly formally approved the accounts for 2017, appointed auditors for 2018 and confirmed adjustments to the 2018 budget. The EBA position statement on […]

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New insurance requirements for personal watercraft and speed boats in Denmark

New insurance requirements for personal watercraft and speed boats in Denmark

New rules on liability insurance for some motorised pleasure boats in Danish waters also applies to foreign boats. Boaters in or visiting Denmark are advised that the country has recently introduced compulsory liability insurance for watercraft for which, under the Danish regulations, a certificate of operation is required (i.e. personal watercraft and speed boats). The […]

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New ISO standard on Bareboat Charters published

New ISO standard on Bareboat Charters published

ISO 20410 sets out the minimum service level and equipment requirements for bareboats offered for charter. Who has not ever dreamed of renting a boat and enjoying a vacation at sea? Well, of course you need time and money but now, thanks to ISO 20410 you can ensure that the experience will be worthwhile, satisfying […]

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EBA General Assembly April 2017

EBA General Assembly April 2017

The spring 2017 General Assembly of the European Boating Association was held at the Tryp Palma Bellver Hotel, Palma de Majorca on 28 and 29 April 2017. Twenty Members were represented at the meeting. The General Assembly formally approved the accounts for 2016, appointed auditors for 2017 and made adjustments to the 2017 budget. A review […]

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EBA General Assembly October 2016

EBA General Assembly October 2016

The autumn 2016 General Assembly of the European Boating Association was held at the Sparte Tourismus- und Freizeitwirtschaft, Vienna, Austria on the 21 and 22 October 2016. 18 Members were represented at the meeting. The General Assembly received a presentation from the EU Commission on its Nautical Tourism study and strategy. The presentation and subsequent […]

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New regulations on invasive non-native species come into force

New regulations on invasive non-native species come into force

On the 14th July the European Commission adopted the first EU list of invasive alien species, requiring dedicated action across the Union.   Through the publication of Implementing Regulation 2016/1141, the EU Invasive Alien Species Regulation 1143/2014 will now apply to an initial list of 37 species. The aim of this new regime is to […]

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