Guernsey Press

French pair fined for breaching isolation rules in Sark

TWO people from France who anchored off Sark and then went ashore have been fined £3,000 each for the Covid regulation breach in the Guernsey Magistrate's Court.

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Sark Harbour (Picture by Guernsey Press, 29660594)

Sark authorities caught the individuals, aged 52 and 68, early and made them aware of the need to test and self-isolate, and they notified the Guernsey authorities.

The yacht then headed to St Peter Port harbour and the crew self-isolated on board until appearing in court.

Sark has the same Covid travel restrictions as the rest of the Bailiwick but has never had a Covid case.