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Covid-19 Update March 2021

Read on to find out the latest update relating to Covid-19 restrictions lifting in England*

Step 1

8th March

  • Private Boating (open-air vessel) premitted for recreation on waterways accessible to the public
  • Single household/bubble per boat
  • Stay local, minimise time away from home
  • (Subject to complying with restrictions around water sports facillities)


Step 1

29th March

  • Private boats for recreation
  • (1 household for indoor boats & 6 people/2 households for outdoor boats)
  • Minimise travel (stay at home rules lifted)
  • No overnight stays


Step 2

No earlier than 12th April

  • Same as step 1 plus guidance against overnight stays lifted (single household bubble only)
  • Minimise travel


Step 3

No earlier than 17th May

  • Same as step 2 with 6 people/2 households for indoor boats, max 30 for outdoor boats
  • Minimise travel


Step 4

No earlier than 21st June

  • No restrictions



*All information was correct on the date of publication, all restrictions are subject to change