The Cruising Association and the RYA are advising cruisers from the UK to arrive and depart from France via an official Port of Entry. Credit: Getty

If you are sailing to France, here is what you need to know to avoid immigration and customs headaches for a smooth entry and exit from the country

A yacht with provisions in the cockpit

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A woman sorting out food on deck

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