Annex G: Additional Advice for Leisure Craft Including Yachts

Leisure craft should make early contact in advance with the naval/military authorities to determine if the VRA area is safe to transit; regional activity has indicated attacks occur on both large and small vessels. Transit close to areas of conflict should be avoided. Close contact should be maintained with UKMTO throughout any voyage.

See the MSCHOA ( and the International Sailing Federation ( for the most up-to-date information.