More VNF news. Waterways are proposed by VNF to be divided into three classifications –
- Type 1 – designated for tourist/pleasure use only
- Type 2 – pleasure and commercial use
- Type 3 – commercial use only
No implications yet understood regarding Type 3 and private plaisancier use, but a number of rowing clubs in northern France would be affected and be obliged to close down or move location. Of the fourteen rowing clubs (clubs d’aviron) in Nord/Pas de Calais, seven would have this implication. Naturally, they are making representations to the VNF Director, Marc Papinutti.
Source: LaVoix des Sports