New regulations in place since 1st May 2015
New maritime regulations were implemented on 1st May 2015 to bring more coherence to the current communications and rescue services (CROSS), assigning different technical regulations for boats according to their navigation area.
New navigation areas
Known as Division 240, this new regulation has modified navigation zones as follows:
- Basic up to 2 miles from the coast, for unregistered craft in particular
- Coastal from 2 to 6 miles from the coast
- Semi-ocean from 6 to 60 miles from the coast
- Ocean over 60 miles from the coast
Radio beacons at over 60 miles from the coast
Changes in regulations for jet skis
It was therefore important to allow them further out to sea. Security equipment, however, must be suitable for this use. Jet-ski owners must therefore have a compass and a waterproof, paper or digital map with them on board.
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