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Border Agency Advisory Letter to Sailing Clubs, Marinas and Owners

01 February 2016

The UK Border Agency have issued an advisory letter/newsletter (link below) addressed to all boat owners, Marinas and Sailing Clubs regarding the reporting of suspicious or unusual activity at sea.  Any reporting can be made to the local Border Force General Maritime Team details of which can be found below or alternatively in the newsletter along with the contact details for Border Force Regional Command and Control Unit.  Whilst the team will also visit cargo vessels, yachts and fishing/diving charter boats either as a result of information received, or just to meet people and share views, it is recognised that you, and your clients/members/colleagues, are at sea much of the time, and have the ability to quickly identify and report suspicious activity with regards to privately owned boats, yachts and inflatable craft.

Any reporting should be made to the following contact number:

General Maritime Team Tel: 01202 579233 between 06:30 to 23:59 daily
or alternatively
Border Force Regional Command and Control Unit Tel: 01303 299073 between 00:01 and 06:29 daily

Border Agency Advisory Letter to Sailing Clubs, Marinas & Owners