RRG Categorie: Operating Limits

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  • Ireland – Operating Limits

    No limits.

  • Portugal – Operating Limits

    Speed limits on certain harbour areas and on some reservoirs.

  • Switzerland – Operating Limits

    Geographical, speed, power and motorboat restrictions in force. Restrictions on personal watercraft in force.

  • Norway – Operating Limits

    New alcohol consumption limit onboard (0,8 per thousand) in force. Several organizations are arguing for a reduction to either 0.5 or 0.2. Work on possible speed limit under consideration.

  • Cyprus – Operating Limits

    No craft is allowed to enter buoy-marked swimmers areas. High speed craft towing airborne parachute not allowed to approach less than 500 metres to object or land. Vessel towing line of airborne objects limited to 150 metres. Vessel-towed airborne objects limited in flying only when wind speed equal or less than 16 knots or according to equipment manufacturers specifications and only during daylight. High Speed Craft basic limit on carrying capacity. Age limit ? equal/above 18. General towage of waterborne and airborne objects regulations for Parliamentary approval (pending).

  • Finland – Operating Limits

    Local speed limits in force. Regional restrictions for PWC?s in force.

  • Greece – Operating Limits

    Safety regulations for personal watercraft in force.

  • Hungary – Operating Limits

    In certain areas (because of enviromental protection) motorboats are not allowed for personal use, and some areas have speed limit restrictions.

  • Belgium – Operating Limits

    Pleasure craft from less than 6m LOA not allowed to leave coastal harbours at wind velocities above 4 BFT (wind from the sea) and 5 BFT (wind from the land).

  • Denmark – Operating Limits

    Special navigation instructions for the Oresund region.