BLUE WATER FISHING GROUP

TENERIFE SOUTH

 

 

Group Equipment


The Group now has an oil transfer pump for the use of members only. Martin Blackwell has kindly offered to show anyone wishing to use it how to operate it.

We also have, for members use, a very powerful jet washer, an electric polisher and a fishing line winder that can load all reels up to size 80.

If you wish to borrow and use any of this equipment please contact Barry.

 

IGFA Affiliation

 

The Group´s application has been approved and we are now Affiliated members of the IGFA

 

 

RYA FISHING LICENCES & GUARDIA CIVIL

 

DOCUMENTS  REQUIRED FOR RYA AT THE CAPTAINS OFFICE LOS CRISTIANOS

 

 Spanish registered boats operating under  a RYA licence were not legal unless the licence had been verified by the Capitán.Bill distributed instructions to skippers on how to obtain this. 

 

 The Guardia Civil have been asking to see the certificates which show  when fire extinguishers on board boats expire and he recommended that skippers ensure their equipment is up to date.

 

BOAT REGISTRATION -SSR

 

 Any SSR registered boats must be changed to Spanish registration after six months.  This is mandatory if the boat owner is resident in Spain

 

RYA Licences and Guardia Civil


If you are operating a Spanish registered boat on your RYA licence the Guardia Civil will prosecute you for operating the boat illegally. This is easily avoided by obtaining permission to operate under your RYA licence from the Capitan’s Office in the port at Los Christianos. The office is located on the first floor above the ferry ticketing offices.

There is no charge for doing this all you need to do is take along your passport, NIE and RYA licence plus a photocopy of each. A verification certificate will then take about 3 weeks to arrive. Whilst this is not required for boats on an SSR registration it is a bit of a grey area and the Guardia Civil have been known to ask for sight of permission, even though not strictly required, so for peace of mind why not get it done anyway.

 

THESE ARE THE MINIMUM FISH SIZES THAT CAN BE REMOVED FROM

CANARY WATERS

 

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