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

Boat VAT is liable on boats that have been cruised outside of the UK and EU for over three years

Yachting Monthly experts help you unravel the new regulations in relation to the thorny issue of VAT following the end of the Brexit transition period

The time limit to qualify for Returned Goods Relief is expected to be dropped by 1 January 2022.

The three year condition for Returned Goods Relief for recreational boats is to be dropped by the Government. It will only apply to vessels which have been based in the…