Some useful tips!

A boat permit is compulsory to be able to drive a recreational motor boat when the propulsion power is over 4.5 kilowatts (6 horsepower engine). As a reminder, the “maritime permits” allow you to drive a recreational boat on lakes and any enclosed body of water.

To make sure you respect regulations in terms of boating permits and the recreational fishing regulations, go to the Préfecture de la Manche website to find all the useful links.