Ministerio de Transportes y Movilidad Sostenible

Maritime Transport

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The Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the EU and the United Kingdom indicates the following consequences of its consideration as a “third country” in the field of the merchant navy since 1 January 2021 as a result of its withdrawal:

  • British citizens will not be able to continue benefiting from the recognition of their recreational licenses to sail pleasure boats under the Spanish flag until the amendment of Royal Decree 875/2014, of 10 October, that regulates nautical qualifications for sailing pleasure boats, incorporating the United Kingdom into the list of third countries included in annex IX therein.