PYA to host webinar on Posidonia anchoring regulations in France

The Professional Yachting Association (PYA) is to host a webinar on the rules and regulations of anchoring in French waters in light of the continued efforts to protect and preserve the Posidonia.

The webinar, which is scheduled to take place at 15:00 CET today (29th March), will cover a wide range of topics, including:

  • What is Posidonia?
  • Why is there a need to protect it?
  • Where are the areas in France and how to identify Posidonia
  • Legal consequences for breaking the laws
  • Resources to ensure captains avoid breaking the laws

The event will feature four key speakers, including Frédéric Villers – from the French office for Biodiversity, Amelie Delamarre – head of Marine Environment – Maritime Prefecture, Commissaire Paul Pirault – Maritime Prefecture and Steve Crowe – CEO and founder of Yachting Pages Media Group.

The webinar is free to attend and is accessible on Zoom via this link.

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