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Austrian App for River Users

Austrian App for River Users

A River Information Services (RIS) smart phone app has been developed by Via Donau for river users in Austria. Details of the smart phone app, which is free to use, can be found at http://www.doris.bmvit.gv.at/en/. Via Donau considers this app to be a must-have for all waterway users in Austria, and want to spread the […]

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EBA agrees new position statements at Spring General Assembly

EBA agrees new position statements at Spring General Assembly

The European Boating Association (EBA) met for the first of its two General Assemblies of 2013 on the 19th and 20th April in Palma Mallorca, Spain. This was a successful meeting involving 28 people from 23 member organisations representing the interests of 16 European countries. The EBA agreed two new position papers. The first the […]

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First US National Boating Federation e-Bulletin

First US National Boating Federation e-Bulletin

The US National Boating Federation (NBF) has today published their first e-Bulletin – March 2012.  To read the e-Bulletin in full, please used this link to First US National Boating Federation e-Bulletin.  The US National Boating Federation is an observer member of the EBA.

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‘Lode na Vode’ (Boats on the Water)

‘Lode na Vode’ (Boats on the Water)

The Czech Boating Industry Association (APL) has announced the dates and details for its annual national boat show ‘Lode na Vode’ (Boats on the Water) which will take place in Prague on 12-15 April 2012. The event is being organised by Petr Kotek, Vice President of APL, with ICOMIA supporting APL in its marketing – we […]

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New rules for lay-up in Norway

New rules for lay-up in Norway

On 5th October 2011 the Norwegian Directorate of Customs and Excise announced that it would be amending its rules relating to lay-up of foreign pleasure boats in Norway. Boat owners whose permanent residence is outside Norway may now leave their yacht unattended in Norway for up to twelve months, provided that the yacht owner applies […]

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European Boating Industry – video released “Working with the EU”

European Boating Industry – video released “Working with the EU”

At its annual Assembly General meeting held on 10 June 2011 in Rotterdam (Netherlands), the European Boating Industry presented its new video, which shows how European Union’s legislation affects the boating industry and presents the association’s work carried out in Brussels. The video, which contains interviews from representatives from the Commission and European Parliament, is […]

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Kongelig Norsk Båtforbund turns 100

Kongelig Norsk Båtforbund turns 100

The Kongelig Norsk Båtforbund (Royal Norweigan Boating Federation) will be celebrating its 100th Birthday in 2011. Their membership in 2010 reached 28,000 and they enter their 100th year with a new man in command Mr Reidar Kjelsrud. The EBA wishes you “fair winds” for another 100 years. Congratulations!

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