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Navigating through customs can be frustrating, comical

By Susan Scott

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 09, 2014

~~<p>What happened with the customs officer in Tonga?&quot; a reader emailed, referring to a comment I made in last week's column about a misunderstanding Craig and I had after arriving in that country by sailboat. &quot;Perhaps other cruisers would like to know so they don't make the same mistake.&quot;</p>
<p>If only it were that simple. Countries' entry and exit laws regarding foreign boats can be as hard to get right as sailing there in the first place.</p>
~~

What happened with the customs officer in Tonga?" a reader emailed, referring to a comment I made in last week's column about a misunderstanding Craig and I had after arriving in that country by sailboat. "Perhaps other cruisers would like to know so they don't make the same mistake."

If only it were that simple. Countries' entry and exit laws regarding foreign boats can be as hard to get right as sailing there in the first place. Login for more...



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