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AYSS member agents and other agents globally together with YAG WhatsApp Captain’s groups bringing you valuable real time information about Port and bureaucratic restrictions. This is a true team effort and many thanks to all who have done so and continue to contribute.
Stay Safe out there.

NOTE: All Information is at time of date stamp. All information subject to rapid change as situations develop. Always contact a local agent.

ALBANIA – Agent – Jelja – Saranda
06/08/2020 There are no restrictions regarding covid 19.
Neither quarantine nor PCR test is required for those coming into Albania regardless of their nationality.
Yachts are welcome to visit us for tourism, fuel, crew change, and EU exit formalities

Bejaia Agent – Khelaf Abdiche – Seybouse3
10/08/2020 Ports open for bunkers for cargo ships/yachts, no ferries.
Crew changes prohibited. IMO health certificate to be presented prior arrival.
No quarantine, a doctor control is done on arrival.

ANGUILLA – Gabi Gumbs – AXA
11.01.2021 Anchorage only. Strictly no access ashore.
Contact your agent.

ANTIGUA Nick Line – Anchor Consierge
30.09.2021 Contact your agent.
Authorized ports of entry are English Harbour and Nevis Street Pier
October 1st, the Government of Antigua and Barbuda has issued a new TRAVEL ADVISORY that all incoming passengers to the twin-island state must be vaccinated, and have a negative PCR Test taken within 4 days of travel.
Latest advisaries. pdf

26/09/2020 Yachts not allowed to clear in, only forced call if they are coming from abroad and they must be under quarantine.

Contact your agent.
Open now to the US and Europe as well as Canada.
Restricted from S. America, Dominican Republic and Haiti
Testing and ED Card registration is mandatory.
Docking allowed on case by case basis.
Crew changes are possible subject flights available.
There is restricted travel between islands.

AUSTRALIA – Sydney – Geoff Major  Cairns – Carrie – Carter Marine
19/06/2020 Yachts, Crew & Crew changes continue in Australia but special exemptions must be in place prior.
14 day isolation commences from the last port.
Approx. 4 week approval period for the exemption.
Crew Visas are also being processed.

AZORESMid Atlantic Yacht Services Duncan Sweet
02/04/2021 The Port of Horta is open
All vessels must call HORTA MARINA on VHF Ch. 16/10. for latest Covid-19 Protocols
Maritime Police will collect you from the yacht at anchor and take crew for testing.
All crew are welcome ashore with a negative result, usually available within 24hrs. and a berth will be assigned as & when available.
For extended stay further tesing is required on the 6th and 12th days.
Traveling amongst the islands is open.
Pit stops for supplies and fuel, with no testing means No Shore Leave.
No prior testing is required for arrival from any of the Caribbean destinations.

12/12/2020 Open to visitors – latest Protocol.
Health Visa required.

09/09/2020 Open to foreign flagged vessels.
All visitors must take a Covid-19 test on arrival.

12/12/2020 The Barbados Port is open to all vessels.
Crew is permitted to disembark and go directly to the airport.
Crew can also fly into Barbados once they have done their PCR test no later than 72 hours prior to arrival. Register + upload PCR results.
Full Protocols.

BELIZE – Caroline at Ventura Yacht Agency
27/01/2021 International airport is open
The government will consider granting a “Letter of NO Objection” to yachts on a case per case basis.
Travel Notices. Contact your agent.

Antwerp – Port of Antwerp

BERMUDA Mark Soares Bermuda Yacht Services
17/08/2020 Open to Yachts and Private Jets.
Must take local Agent. Vessels must do Travel authorisation online.

BRAZIL Adam – Brazil Yacht Services
26/08/2021 Ports are open for Bunkers and Provisions.

BVI’s  – Lenin Amadiz –Shore Side Services  and Chris – Island Shipping.
29/09/2021 Arrivals require a negative test and proof of vaccination and will be asked to take another test on entry.
Contact your Agent. Travel Registration.

CABO VERDE – Agent – Navex and Marina MindeloAgencia Viking.
16/11/2020 Minimum voyage 14 days prior arrival to have quarantine exemption.
v/ls permitted alongside for Bunkers, Provisions, Garbage
International flights have now resumed to Mindelo from/to Lisbon.
Crew changes possible.
Contact your agent.

CANADA – Les (E. Coast) – Premier Marine Services and Jaime (W.Coast) – NorthwestYacht Support
18/06/2021 CANADA has extended its border closures to ALL non essential travel including yachts until July 21st, next review date.

CHILE – Thomas Miranda  – SASYSS
27/09/2021 On Oct 1st Chile is opening its borders to non-resident foreigners
For Antarctic Travel, the government has established a “green bubble” in Punta Arenas
Currently foreign flagged vessels can arrive/depart Chile and all basic services can be performed.
Crew changes are allowed. Contact your agent.

Cartagena das Indias – Wiliam Royo – White Light
14/10/2020 Cartagena, Santa Marta San Andres islas
Colombian North coasts are closed for yachts.
Authorities are planning to open these sea boarding for yachts by end of October but with some restrictions .

COOK Islands – (Rarotonga)
07/10/2020 Closed. Fishing and cargo vessels only.

COSTA RICA – Dan – Marina Papagayo 
02/11/2020  country now open to all visitors.
Contact your agent . Online registration required.

CROATIAMYS Yachting and Danijela – croatia@bwayachting.com
15/04/2021 Open for all yachts, which must have berth booked in one of marinas or ports.
For Yachts which are Commercial and Non- EU flag additional resistrictons apply
Guests and Crew members who will arrive from green zone countries in EU, as per ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) don’t need to have a PCR test
All visitors to Coatia need to pre-register. Contact your agent.

CUBA – Maria Romeu – Cuba Luxury Expeditions.
25/02/2021 Cuba is open.
24-hour quarantine is required in the first port of entry.
Contact your agent.

11/05/2020 – Closed Next announcement 20 May.

DENMARK – Anders – TR Shipping 
15/10/2020 Open. Changing on a weekly basis
Please contact Agent.

Andrew O’Brian – Cobra
07/07/2021 Open to visiting yachts. Please check with your agent.
See 2021.07.07 Dominica Yacht Travel Protocols

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Wendy Morales – Dominican Republic Yacht Services
20/01/2021  Open for yachts and all international travel.
Contact your agent. 48hr. notice of arrival required.
Travellers Health Affadavit. (pdf)

ECUADOR – Antonio – Seamasters

22/06/2021 Galapagos Islands.
Vaccinated Visitors may enter Galápagos free as long they show an official vaccination certificate. No PCR or antigen needed.
Non vaccinated visitors still must take a PCR test 72 hours before leaving last port or those arriving by plane 96 hours before arriving in Galápagos

EGYPT – Agents – Felix Marine 
15/05/2020 All convoys are still working in Suez Canal.
Regarding procedures , for both Super and small yachts are required quarantine and all crew members have a yellow fever certificate.
All Airlines in Egypt are currently suspended so there is no possibility to flying into and out from Egypt.
Shipments can still be sent and received but will take longer.

2020.03.22 Met a family sailing that tried to stop in El Salvador a couple days ago, they got turned around and escorted out by the marines and told to continue to Mexico

FALKLANDS Russel Morrison – Sulivan Shipping
18/05/2020 Government will consider requests on a case by case basis.

FIJI – Chase – Seal Superyachts
16/11/2020 Maritime borders open.
Only port of entry is Port Denarau Marina. Case by Case basis.
See Fiji SOP Contact your Agent.

11/05/2020 Closed

FRANCE Marseille – ATL Mediterranee     Cannes – Catalano
019/04/2021 Pleasure navigation is not allowed and anchorage is completely prohibited for non- Schengen flagged boats.
Non-European flagged yachts may only enter a port with a prior booking.
Arrivals must present PCR tests (<72 hrs)
Crew changes are permitted only in designated marinas

FRENCH POLYNESIA – Pascual – Seal Superyachts Victor + Etienne, Tahiti Ocean
14.09.2021 Latest
Check with your agent

08/05/2020 Ports are open subject 24 hours notice and pre- approval.

19/04/2021 Port is Open.
Crew changes possible. Contact your agent.
Incoming and outgoing crew will still require to undergo pcr testing as normal.
BA flies 4 times a week to LHR from Gibraltar.

GREECE – Michalis Roditis Yachting
14/05/2021 All yachts with crew & passengers coming from EU and Schengen ports can sail in Greece as of today.
All yachts with crew & passengers from third countries need to sail in Schengen entry points only.
All yachts from Albania are restricted for the time being to sailing in with crew only entering only in: Corfu, Igoumenitsa or Preveza
All yachts from Turkey are restricted for the time being to sailing in with crew only entering only in: Kavala, Rhodes, Kos, Samos, Chios or Mytilene.
Contact your agent.
Corinth Canal is closed until further notice, possibly 1 year.

GREENLAND as advised by TR Shipping, Denmark
Greenland has to close all its borders, and it is not possible for foreign ships to enter any port unless they have a worthy purpose.
In practice, this means that no cruise ships or yachts can enter Greenland at this time.
The restrictions run until April 13, but can be extended if the authorities find it necessary. However, we have been told that the authorities will take it step wise, so you do not go out and close all season as you have done in Arctic Canada.

GRENADA – Claire – Superyacht Services Grenada.
30/12/2020 Open to all travellers by sea or air.
Pre-registration for Sea arrival required or by Air
Protocols – Dec 30th – Grenada

07.10.2020 Open for refuelling, overnight stays and provisions.

GUADELOUPE – agent – Guadeloupe Consierge
18/01/2021 Only yachts arriving from a French island, Dominica or Ste Lucia or coming directly from EU are allowed to enter; all other origins are on request and granted only for compelling reasons.
Entry Protocol (Fr) and Declaration for Air travel .

24/03/2020 The island has been closed since 15 March. No arrivals permitted from sea or Air Several evacuation flights have left to the USA, Canada and other points. The island is also keeping Honduran Citizens out. As of yesterday, no cases of the virus have been reported and 13 people have been tested.
The Island government provides daily online briefings by the Governor on Facebook, very informative.
Most airlines will not return to service here until at least May.

HONG KONG – Sytske – skimman@myyachtmoments.com
26/07/2020 Foreign flagged vessles welcome in HKG.
Mandatory Quarantine 14 days for crew and guests all arriving vessels.
Agents can bring new provisions on board.

ICELAND – Gyda – North Atlantic Agency
04/01/2021 All passengers arriving in Iceland can choose between a 14-day quarantine or a
double testing procedure along with a 5/6-day quarantine.
o The double border-screening procedure requires all passengers arriving in
Iceland to undergo two PCR-tests: one upon arrival and another 5-6 days later
to minimize the risk of a false negative causing infection to spread in the
community. During this period, all arriving passengers must stay in quarantine.
Contact your Agent.

INDIA – Aashim Mongia – Sea Waif
27/03/2020 We have a nationwide border closure with all airports closed.
Ports are open but crew are not allowed to go ashore. Yachts with Indian crew are being allowed to return to india but on arrival it is a 14 day quarantine.
All cruise ships and yachts visits are cancelled for all visiting vessels. At least till the 14th April and possibly longer.
All flights have stopped only a rescue flights operating departures per week.
Freight can still be sent and received but arrival times are slower than usual.
General domestic travel restricted as per movement control orders. Interstate travel only allowed if permission granted.

INDONESIA – Andy Shorten – Lighthouse Consultancy
01/12/2020 Please contact your agent.
Bunkering + Provisioning permitted.

ITALY  – San Remo – All Services – Naples Luise – Viareggio – Versilia
San Giorgio Shipping – Genoa
28/05/2021 Government information – latest restrictions.
PCR test 48 hours requested for crew arrive by yachts.
– Any doubts Contact your agent.

JAMAICALannaman agency
12/12/2020 open for technical calls, allow receipt of spares, and facilitate crew changes.
Travel authorization required. A negative COVID test from within ten days is required.

17/08/2021 Closed

MADEIRA – Lino Ribeiro – JFM Shipping
19/02/2021 Funchal port open and to yachts for fuel/water/provisions and sheltering..
According to the latest ‘Management Plan for the Port of Funchal within the scope of COVID-19’:
a) Crew are subject to temperature measurement upon arrival
b) Crew are compelled to individually fill out the traveler registration upon arrival or until their arrival.
c) Crew are required to submit a negative result for RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2, performed in a laboratory certified by national or international Authorities, within 72 hours prior to leaving the last port.
d) If the provisions of point c) are not verified, a RT-PCT test for SARS-CoV-2 will be done upon arrival and to be promoted by the local Health Authority.
e) The exclusion, for carrying out the aforementioned test, applies only to crew who have been in navigation for more than 14 days, and as long as they have no characteristic symptoms of COVID-19 and / or fever. This situation will always be verified by the local Health Authority.
f) When applies the paragraph d), crew must remain on board until the results of the tests are released, and only those who come to test negative results will be allowed to go ashore.

MALAYSIA – Andrew Middleton – Super Yacht Support Asia
19/01/2021 Closed for all visiting yachts possibly until late 2021.
Please contact your agent.

Nash – Island Sailors    Abdullah – Maldive Yacht Support   Mohamed – Asia Pacific
09/09/2020 Maldives are open – check with your agent.

MALTA – Pierre – Melita Marine 
19/04/2021 Yachts coming from ‘amber’ safe corridor countries can enter, providing PCR tests (<72hrs)
Others must quarantine for 14 days before disembarking. Crew from South Africa and the UK must obtain a special permit to enter

MARSHALL ISLANDS  Damian Reimers – Marshall Islands Shipping Services – damianreimers@missrmi.com
29/04/2021 CLOSED. Yachts suspended from visiting the RMI until further notice.

MARTINIQUE Douglas Yacht Services
12/01/2021 All pleasure and commercial Yachts with any flag are permitted to enter Martinique.
No restriction of any kind between Guadeloupe, Martinique, and St Barts
Contact your agent as there are restrictions re non European Nationals.

MAURITIUS – Noël – Seal Superyachts
20/01/2021 Port-Louis open except to Passenger ships.
All present travel restrictions will remain in force till 31st March 21 and will be reviewed as from that date.
Crew Changes permitted. Contact your agent.
Bunkers and Provisions permitted.

19/03/2020 Mark Drewelow: C2C   We have full time YachtAid Global staff in Puerto Escondido , Oaxaca state Mexico.
Today they started self quarantine at home for all residents. Repots from main Mexican ports is business as usual. Entry and Clearance today in Cabo was business as usual.
20/03/2020 US and Mexico eliminating non essential travel at border.
2020.03.23 UPDATE Port Captains can not Clear a Vessel to a port that is oficially closed; can clear to Ensenada, and from there they call CBP and if they grant them access then they can clear to San Diego, Ca.

Acapulco –  Navieras Asociadas – Jorge +52 1 744 439 4639 naviaso@btu.com.mx
25/05/2020 Closed to International Traffic.

Cabo San Lucas – Victor – Agencia Barreda
25/03/2020 we have been recieveing vessel in international navigation in the past days with no issues in Cabo, as long as health depatmetn official give vessel the ok that no one has sytoms,, on board. Imperative that vessel arrives and departs with same crew.
From IGY marina manager in Cabo San Lucas. The port is closed to all charter activities i.e. fishing charters, whale watching, cruising in the bay etc., however the port is still open to all vessels entering and departing the marina

Cancun – Miguel Pérez +52 19988452542. Dockmaster@marinavv.com

Chiapas – Marina Chiapas manager, Memo, and his assistant, Rolf, for all the inbound and outbound clearance paperwork.
25/05/2020 Chiapas is open. Commercial Vessels can stay at anchor only.

Cozumel – David Estrella – destrella@aconsur.com – Verbal restriction from Harbor Master for a foreign vessels, but if is something required, must to send me in advance the requests with the following information:
Health conditions on board, Maritime health declaration, Crew list, ships particulars, ETA, estimated time of stay in the port.
This is in order to request the authorization for the arrival in Cozumel with International Health and Port authorities, after receive the answer from local authorities will notify accordingly.

Ensenada – Fito – Marina Coral
Since start of COVID-19 Ensenada has been operating with out any changes. Entry & exit paperwork either for International or cabotage navigation.
Also operate a shuttle from Ensenada – San Diego up to Marina del Rey.

Huatulco – Turismo Nautico – Martin +52-1-958-587-6072
25/05/2020 Vessels can be cleared at anchor; Requires quarantine

La Paz – Yolanda Espinoza – Econaviera
18/05/2020 Port is open for international clearance. No crew changes allowed.
Lockdown is extended to June 15th.
Recreational domestic navigation still not permitted.
National park Espiritu Santo remain closed
Auto isolation is permitted with no recreational activities.

25/05/2020 Manzanillo is open only for merchant vessels.

24/03/2020 Mazatlan no crew changes.

Puerto Vallarta – Juan Arias +52 1 322 205 3504 papermanpvr@hotmail.com
25/05/2020 – Port is open, No mandatory quarantine, with restrictions

MONACO – Mark – Catalano Shipping & Mélissa – Mathez Monaco
17/08/2020 – Arrival at Monaco :
The boat who are coming from another country than the EU area need to do the tests (PCR + Blood) for the crew and guests at the arrival of the boat and stay in quarantine until the reception of the results
A MDH (Maritime declaration of health must to be send to the authorities 48 hours before the arrival) please find enclosed a template
Same rules than France regarding the Guests, they are not legally allowed to go ashore if they don’t have a Stamp “In” or if they are not an EU Resident

19/04/2021 Open for international yacht arrivals.
Arrivals by sea or air (excluding neighbouring countries) can enter with PCR <48hrs, or positive antibody cert <30 days or complete vaccination cert dated >7 days prior.
Contact Your agent.

12/12/2020 Closed to Tourism. See Advisory.

MOROCCO – agency.tangier@mhbland.com
17/08/2020 Sanitary State of Emergency extended to 10th Sept 2020
Ports remain operative for commercial vessels on a case by case basis.
No Crew chages. No crew to leave v/l.

NAMIBIA – Mike Spencer – Ocean Liner Services
23/06/2020 Borders closed. Walvis Bay (Erongo Region) has transitioned to stage 3. International travel remains prohibited.
Contact your agent.

Amsterdam – Port Authority
Rotterdam – Port Authority
11/05/2020 Ports are open subject 24 hours notice and pre-approval

NEW CALEDONIA – Hervé – Noumea Yacht Service
26/05/2021 borders closed to October 31st
24 hrs in/out provisions + Bunkers permitted.
No shore leave. Contact your agent.

NEW ZEALAND – Ben  37South – &- Alison – Integrated Marine
22/11/2020 Please contact your agent.
Entry for Yachts is on a case-by-case basis.
Enabling the entry of marine crew and others arriving at the maritime border, subject to satisfactory isolation and quarantine, when there is a compelling need for the vessel to travel to New Zealand, namely, delivery of vessel to a business (including superyachts and other vessels for refit and repair), emergency and humanitarian situations, crew changes.
Currently New Zealand’s borders are tightly restricted to almost all persons from other countries.
Some marine travellers, as well as case-by-case exceptions considered under specific categories.

07/10/2020 Closed. Fishing and cargo vessels only.

NORWAY – Arnfinn – Superyacht Services Norway
13/07/2020 Residents in EEA/Schengen countries can travel to Norway from 15th of July.  Please see travel advise. Check with your agent.
Yachts are welcome to cruise the fjords.
Crew are still allowed restricted shore leave after 10 days quarantine,counting from departure last foreign port.
Guests/tourists from outside of the EEA/Schengen countries may enter and depart Norway onboard the yacht.
They are however not allowed to put their feet ashore, but may use tenders and toys.

OMAN – Chacko Jose – KR Shipping
09/09/2020 Technical stops only. No one permitted ashore
Salalah. Bunkering, provision supply permitted.
All clearance done with no officials boarding.

01/07/2021 Open to private yachts with fully vaccinated crews.

PANAMA Alex Risi Associated Yacht Services

26.08.2021 Airports, ports and border open.
SAN BLAS – Now open – Check with your agent
Bocas del Toro (Red Frog Marina) remains open.
All incoming crewmembers arriving Panama to join a boat via Panama Airport (Tocumen International Airport-PTY)
will require to arrive Panama with a round trip ticket (could be refundable), have a Negative Covid-19 test (PCR or Antigen test)
72 hours prior arriving Panama.
All crewmembers arriving Panama on board yachts are required to get an Antigen test done on board prior they are authorized to go ashore or disembark

Always Check with your agent

PAPUA NEW GUINEA – Angela  – Melanesian Yacht Services
12/07/2020 PNG will consider entry of vessels on a case by case request.
Contact your agent. It will be mandatory for:
Vessel to have completed 14 Day Quarantine prior to arrival at first port of call
All individuals Crew and Pax onboard tested negative for COVID within 14 days of entry into PNG
Exemptions to this ruling may be granted by the commissioner – but this will likely come with additional limitations
e.g no crew ashore, PNG Customs officer onboard etc
This will be at the discretion of officials and considered on a case by case request.

26/03/2020 Yachts not allowed to clear in, only forced call if they are coming from abroad and they must be under quarantine.
Peru has closed all international travel in and out of the country

PHILIPPINES Miguel – philippines@seal-superyachts.com
02/02/2021 Only open to Commercial shipping.
Contact your agent.
Foreign crew must be in possession of 9(c) valid visa.

PORTUGAL – Paul or Andrew – Amundsen Marine & Yachtworld
20/10/2020 All ports and Marinas are open.
Contact your agent.

QATAR – info@almasseyashipping.com
09/09/2020 Closed for foreign flagged vessels.

20/01/2021 Pre-registration required

SAMOA from Scott – Custom Logistics – Lock down – Closed
07/10/2020 Western Samoa – OPEN for  provision and fuel.
v/l must not stay or anchor. 10 days window needed for process to start and request disaster committee approval.

SEYCHELLES – Christophe – Hunt Deltel 
19/06/2020 open for Superyachts and Private Jets.
Permission needs to be sought in advance and the yacht must undergo 14 days quarantine prior to the crew being allowed to disembark.
Guests joining the yacht from private aircraft can undergo their quarantine aboard the yacht whilst cruising in Seychelles although they may not disembark on any inhabited islands during those first 14 days.

SINGAPORE –  Fang – Singapore Superyachts
26/06/2021 Singapore port is open.
Marinas are open. Shore Leave restrictions. Contact your agent.

07/10/2020 Closed. Fishing and cargo vessels only.

SOUTH AFRICA – Dave Elton – Del Shipping
08/01/2021  Ports open for Bunkers and Provisions
Limited domestic and International air travel.
Crew changes are being permitted with PCR testing.
Shore leave prohibited.

SPAIN   Estela Barcelona     – Estela Palma
Ceuta – Strait Superyacht Las Palmas – Incargo
28/05/2021 No yacht restrictions, subject to health declarations and PCR tests (<72 hrs).
All vaccinated people can fly into country from 7 June. Contact your agent.

SRI LANKA – Agent – Vin Ocean
09/09/2020 Technical stops only. No one permitted ashore

02/02/2021 St Barths closed to Tourism.

12.12.2020 Please see Travel advisory.

ST. KITTS – Anthony – St Kitts Yacht Services
12/06/2021 Lockdown as of Saturday, 12th June from 6:00pm for fourteen (14) days to Saturday, 26th June.
Mandatory online Travel form.
All Yachts require an Agent.

ST. LUCIA – Bens Yacht Services – benyachtservices@hotmail.com
25/01/2021 Open to international travelers.
See Mandatory Government Entry Requirements.

ST. MAARTEN – Kass – Dockside   & Lucille – BWA
27/01/2021 St Maarten is open to arriving Vessels and passengers by Air.
Updated travel protocol and banned country list.
All Vessels must use an agent to enter St Maarten. Agent will inform all protocols.

Grenadines – Erika’s – Heather Grant 
04/05/2021 Latest entry restrictions.
Vaccines apparantly available to nationalities. Contact your agent.

11/05/2020 Open to all vessels. Only EU crew allowed ashore.

THAILAND – Gordon Fernandes Asia Pacific
Also see Phuket Yacht Haven advise from Duncan McGregor – Eclipse Marine Asia AYSS associate.
14/11/2020 Contact your Agent.
Thai Yachting Business Association pushing for an initiative to allow quarantine anchoring in Phuket.

07/10/2020 Closed. Fishing and cargo vessels only

TRINIDAD – Trump Yacht & Concierge Services – annettecallender@gmail.com
17/07/2021 Borders open.
Travel pass required for entry.

TUNISIA – Mark – S&D Yachts
24/06/2020 Air and Sea Borders Opening 27th June.
Contact your agent

TURKEY – Charlie – Gino Yachting
19/04/2021 Yachts can enter with crew and guests, with health declaration and PCR (<72 hrs)
No travel or cruising restrictions; No Restriction on crew changed. Contact your Agent

16/10/2020 Open to international travelers.
All travelers must obtain pre authorization via the TCS Assured Portal.
Travelers must have negative PCR test result taken within 5 days prior to travel. All arriving vessels must email kkneeely@gov.tc prior to arrival with yacht name and crew list.

UAE  Mike – JLS – Superyacht Middle East  &  John – Kanoo Yacht
09/09/2020 Open to foreign flagged vessels.
Covid test on arrival and vessel clearance once the results are Negative.
Quarantine period only during the covid testing to negative result period. (12/24hrs)

UNITED KINGDOM – Anne Carson – Super Yacht Services Falmouth
12/02/2021 Ports are Open. Contact your agent. All arrivals must complete this form in advance.
UK resident returning crew from Red list countries must quarantine in approved hotels.

URUGUAY  Agent JR WIlliams, Montevideo
07.12.20 Foreign flag vessels are permitted to call at Uruguay ports.
Crew are not permitted ashore.
Suspension of entry to Uruguay is in place currently and until 10 January 2021

Mark Drewelow C2C
Kristi Chesher – BWA New England
Deb Radtke – American Yacht Agents
USSA Superyacht Corona Virus Resource Guide 
NOTE: Visa extensions – please file an I-539 extension of stay early. We are hearing 45 days processing time.
19/03/2020 California STAY AT HOME ORDER. state wide action in the USA
19/03/2020 The US State Dept today issued a level 4 travel advisory which is suggestion of NO TRAVEL.
They also said for all USA citizens to get back to USA asap or prepare for potential long duration stay out of the country.
20/03/2020 Change-3_Novel-Coronavirus.pdf    This is from the USCG regarding Covid-19 and vessels entering the US. Predominately regarding commercial traffic but will probably be modified to include yacht traffic.
20/03/2020 USA Department of State just announced they are suspending visa services at Embassies and Consulates world wide
20/03/2020 “As resources allow, embassies and consulates will continue to provide urgent and emergency visa services. Our overseas missions will resume routine visa services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date at this time,” the department said in the advisory on Friday.

25/05/2020 Any arriving visitor has to self quarantine for 14 days. If they travel by boat they can use the time spent getting here (if they don’t stop) as part of the quarantine. Guests can fly in, joint the boat and serve their quarantine out cruising remote areas without restriction. There are some restrictions on visiting inhabited places while the quarantine clock is ticking.

American Samoa
01/07/2020 Closed. Fishing and cargo vessels only.

Ft Lauderdale
20/03/2020 Use of ROAM app is acceptable, and any non-US crew will then have to report in person.
27/03/2020 Arrived Fort Lauderdale with 18 crew, We departed Gib on March 12, and waited the full 14 days self quarantine before attempting to enter the US.
Additional to our ENOAD I remained in telephone contact with CBP supervisor and USCG in order to ensure we would be granted entry.
I submitted our temperature log before arrival, that seemed to appease the authorities.
Upon arrival it was business as usual, normal procedure to clear in. Took the crew to the seaport office in Eller drive.
02/04/2020 We are continuing to have vessels arrive in FL with no issues. And WPB and PEV have allowed me to present just passports with no face to face. That could change depending on officer.

Hawaii – Honolulu
14/07/2020 ex Norman Cheu, Cel: (808) 216-4790 agents@norkomarine.com Quarantine requirement with prior Covid-19 testing for out of State arrivals continuing to end of August.
Joining Crew can be transferred directly from the airport to Vessel and self-quarantine onboard. Crew repatriation permitted.
There is no plans as we know of now to close any ports in Hawaii.

San Diego Mark Drewelow C2C
07/04/2020 Business as usual with CBP marine entry and USCG concerns. C2C inc completed full CBP marine entry in San Diego with customs , immigration, agriculture for a smaller yacht less than 100 ft LOA USA flag. There are no issues working with CBP nor USCG

20/03/2020 Just cleared in to Savannah SYC Shipyard. Customs and immigration were business as usual as no cases in the area.
24/03/2020 Savannah, GA just issued a mandatory shelter in place directive. 24/03/2020 Savannah, GA just issued a mandatory shelter in place directive…
Thunderbolt Marine will stay open with a skeleton crew as an essential business.

09/04/2020 Jason – Lascasse Maritime Entering vessels are evaluated on a case-by-case basis depending on your recent itinerary & evidence of symptoms. No issues with CBP or USCG.

Puerto Rico
12/12/2020 Borders are open.
See Guidelines.

STT – St Thomas – Rob Carlin St Thomas Cargo and Ship Service
12/12/2020 Fully Open No Restrictions.
See Travel Authorizations.

VANUATU – Justin – Seal Vanuatu
18/06/2020 Vanuatu closed. Foreign Yachts Are Not Permitted To arrive to any island or port, to be reviewed 11th July. Vanuatu is Covid-19 free.
In early April Catagory 5 Cyclone Harold made landfall in Vanuatu.
Seal and YAG will now just support local small NGO’s and government departments by providing funding and other advice/guidance as requested

VIETNAM – Allan- Yacht Agents Vietnam
28/06/2020 Still Closed until restrictions are lifted, which could be a considerable time as Govt, does not want to risk “importing” the virus.

07/10/2020 Closed. Fishing and cargo vessels only.