Russian waterways open to superyachts (29 May 2012)

New regulation in force from May 25 to allow cruising on inland waterways
Superyachts can enter Russia’s inland waterways for the first time after a new law came into force on May 25th, IBI’s sister title SuperYacht World reports.
The Russian government has drawn up a list of the ports and waterways now open to vessels flying foreign flags.
The ban on allowing foreign-registered vessels to enter Russia’s waterways was passed by Stalin in 1936. According to the Ocean Cruising Club many foreign yachts had applied to enter Russia’s inland waterways before the ban was lifted, but they were mostly declined….(, 29 May 2012)

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