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COVID-19 - Visiting Leisure Vessels

COVID-19

Visitors travelling to the Bailiwick are being advised to carry out a lateral flow or PCR test before their journey. 

A pre-travel test is not a formal requirement for entering the Bailiwick, but all arrivals are required to test on arrival.  Anyone found to be positive on arrival in the Bailiwick will be required to self-isolate with the length determined the Medical Officer of Health and will need to be in suitable accommodation at their own cost.

All travellers must register their journey with the States of Guernsey's Travel Tracker system before a journey starts within 8 days prior to arrival in the Bailiwick. 

Visiting Vessels Procedure

If you, passengers and vessel crew are visiting the Bailiwick of Guernsey you must:

• All register on the Travel Tracker and enter your journey within 8 days prior to arrival in the Bailiwick using the following address:

"your vessel name"
Marina Facilities
Albert Pier
St Peter Port
GY1 1AD

• Additionally, If your destination is Alderney, complete a 'Recreational Vessel - Booking form' at least 48 hrs before arriving in Braye Harbour.
• Initially proceed to St Peter Port Harbour for clearance (Calling Victoria Marina VHF Ch.80) if your destination is in Guernsey, Herm or Sark; or proceed to Braye Harbour if your destination is in Alderney.
• You will be directed to a suitable berth by harbour staff where you and your vessel occupants must wait onboard until the relevant Travel Tracker details are inspected and are advised of any testing or isolation requirements to allow your entry into the Bailiwick.

The following applies to Visiting Leisure Vessels from outside of the Bailiwick:

For all travellers, vaccinated and unvaccinated, travelling directly into the Bailiwick from a region on the UK's red list:

• Day 1 and Day 9 PCR tests for travellers aged 12 and over.
• Isolate until Day 9 negative result.
• Children aged 11 and under will not be tested and will follow the same self-isolation requirements as accompanying parents/guardians. Children under the age of 11 must be registered on the Travel Tracker account of one travelling adult only.
• Unvaccinated children aged 12-17 will be tested and follow the same self-isolation requirements as accompanying parents/guardians. If the parents are vaccinated the parents vaccine details can be added to the child's travel tracker account, so they can benefit from this vaccinated status.
• 12 - 17 year olds with one dose of vaccine plus 14 days since dose are considered fully vaccinated.
• If you decline to take a test, you must self-isolate for 10 days.

For all travellers, vaccinated and unvaccinated, travelling from a region on the UK's red list via the UK into the Bailiwick:

• Travellers should make their way home or to their place of accommodation as soon as practicably possible. They must immediately contact the clinical helpline on (01481) 220001 or (01481) 220002 to book in for a confirmatory PCR test. They will be required to self-isolate until the result of the PCR test in this scenario and must follow any other restrictions or requirements imposed by the Medical Officer of Health.