This was posted on a South African Yachting group:
"I am a South African yachtie and I am currently sitting in Dubai Airport after being denied boarding onto a flight to Nice (about 2 hours ago) due to France only accepting EU or UK nationals in their country currently. So ANY NON-EU nationals thinking of going to France, move your flight until after the ban. Don't waste your time and money".
Might be best right now to stay home and patiently wait all this out. Best of luck to all of you. ... See MoreSee Less
We are inundated with calls and mails asking us about our take on COVID-19 and the yachting industry. We certainly want to assist and advise, but we know just as much as the next guy... Our only advice to people looking to go over - if you are at all worried about the virus and going to Europe right now, maybe it might be an option to consider delaying your trip for a month or two - none of us can predict what/where this all will lead. We are constantly reading up, talking to experts, etc., but we are not medical experts or fortune tellers.
Apart from that, please keep yourself healthy and take extra vitamins and supplements, drink a lot of water and wash your hands constantly. Best of luck to everyone.
The International Chamber of Shipping has issued coronavirus guidance for the shipping industry to prevent the spread of the virus. ICS has issued a document in collaboration with international bodies, such as the World Health Organization, the International Maritime Organization, the European Cente...