All coach boats used at the 470 Junior Worlds will be required to have an operator card and a boat inspection.
Please be aware it will take up to 30 days to issue the operator card and boat inspection, so please apply in due time. As stated in the Notice of Race:
"License, inspection and registration are required for the support boats/drivers in Japan. However, overseas teams may be exempted from such requirements during the limited period (Oct 2016 – Aug 2020) for driving in the Navigation area by obtaining “Operator Card” (for exemption of driver license) and “Certificate Sticker” (for exemption of boat registration)"
The operator card will be issued by the Japanese Government (MLIT), through JSAF.
Applicants should prepare below documents. (It will take 30 days to issue the card.)
Photo (No cap / sunglasses)
Country with driving license system => Copy of the license
Country without driving license system => Endorsement from MNA and a copy of passport
The cards will be given at Enoshima directly to the coach boat driver.
Boat Inspection – Non Japanese Registration
The Boat Inspection will be issued by the Japanese Government (MLIT), through JSAF.
Applicants should apply at least 30 days before estimated arrival date of the coach boats.
Please prepare the copy of boat inspection if you have.
JSAF will issue a “Certificate Sticker” after checking the boat in Japan.
Please read the JSAF SUPPORT BOAT REGULATIONS.