New Notices in Force

To view all notices in force please go to the Notices in Force page by clicking here.

These notices affect ALL water users, from leisure through to commercial shipping.

Notices issued in 2021 are as follows:

Local Notices to Mariners

No 1/2021 (T) Local Notice to Mariners in Force

No 2/2021 (T) Sonar & Towing Trials No.1

No 3/2021 (T) Towing Trials & Underwater Operations No.1

No 4/2021 (T) Cable Deployment & Recovery Trials

No 5/2021 (T) Castle Cove Outfall Pipe Daymark

No 6/2021 Dangerously Weighted Heaving Lines

No 7/2021 (T) Castle Cove Seagrass Area

No 8/2021 (T) Underwater operations & trials in Degaussing range

No 9/2021 (T) Magnetic Anomaly Survey

To see all notices in force, please click HERE



The government announced that boating, water sports and marine leisure activities were able to restart in England from 8th March (subject to local navigation and harbour authority guidance).

The RYA have helpfully produced a roadmap document and have updated their FAQ document on marine leisure restart, that you may wish to review and circulate wider if appropriate.

The Department for Transport confirmed they won't be issuing their own guidance or note about marine leisure restart and are supportive of the RYA and British Marine taking the lead on this.

Admin: 30th Apr 2021 10:45:00

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