Cancellation of special permit for cruising abroad
A special announcement by the Israel Yachting Association:
The special permit for cruising abroad that the Israeli yachtsman had to obtain before every cruise - will be canceled ! The Ministry of Transport - Shipping Department advised us that the new law will come into effect within 60 days. Please note that until than, the current regulation are in effect.
Further, the intention of the Shipping department is to cancel also the safety regulation that required minimum 3 crew for cruising abroad. Also in this case the current regulation is in effect for the time being.
This is a very important development in favor of free yachting in our area and the understanding of yachtsmen requirements by the Authorities.
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