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Yacht REgistration - cayman islands

cayman islands yacht registration

 

The Cayman Islands is a non EU jurisdiction for VAT and crew employment and is frequently chosen by owners wishing to benefit from temporary admission when visiting EU waters.  The Ports of Registry are:George Town, The Creek and Bloody Bay.  

Yacht Registration – Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands Yacht Registration

The Cayman Islands offers the following advantages for yacht owners:

  1. Commitment to providing quality service and striving toward excellence
  2. Reputation and industry-wide recognition as the premium yacht flag
  3. Client-focused and highly responsive:
    1. Vessel and mortgage registration in 24 hours, provided all documentation is received
    2. Personal service and flexibility in providing services outside of normal business hours
  4. Committed to adding further value through offering:
    1. A range of ownership structures: individual, joint, company and shipping entity
    2. A comprehensive list of over 70 countries that qualify to own Cayman-flagged vessels
    3. A variety of registration types: full, interim, term, under construction and demise charter (bareboat), together with the registration of any associated mortgages
  5. Experience and Technical Excellence:
    1. A diverse, qualified and experienced global team of professional surveyors, auditors and registration personnel that share a common corporate philosophy that values long-term relationships
    2. Responsible for drafting and maintenance of the Passenger Yacht Code (PYC)
  6. Favourable Operating Environment:
    1. A solid political, legal, fiscal and social environment with a stable parliamentary democracy since 1831
    2. An efficient, tax-neutral, international finance jurisdiction that offers a wide range of first-tier financial and business services
    3. Modern, comprehensive maritime legislation based on English Common Law allows flexibility for owners without compromising safety and offers excellent mortgage protection provisions to secure the rights of mortgagees and financiers
    4. Global Reach – Located in 15 countries and 19 locations including the Cayman Islands, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Panama, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom, and the United States.
  7. Additional Benefits:
    1. International Maritime Organization (IMO) participation through the United Kingdom Government
    2. Full British Consular services and Royal Naval assistance and protection for Cayman-flagged vessels are available worldwide
    3. Competitive fee structure

cayman islands yacht registration

The Cayman Islands is a non EU jurisdiction for VAT and crew employment and is frequently chosen by owners wishing to benefit from temporary admission when visiting EU waters.  The Ports of Registry are:George Town, The Creek and Bloody Bay.

isle of man yacht registration

The Isle of Man is a category 1 Red Ensign flag and is one of the most popular flags for both commercial and pleasure yacht registrations.  The Ports of registry are: Douglas, Peel, Castletown and Ramsey

United kingdom yacht registration

The UK is one of the world’s leading maritime locations and has 116 UK ports of registry.  This enables owners to secure their preferred yacht name.    The UK  register is regulated by the United Kingdom’s Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA)

jersey yacht registration

Jersey is a category 2 Red Ensign flag and is suited to yachts up to 400 GT.  The principal port of registry is Jersey.

guernsey yacht registration

The Guernsey registry is also part of the Red Ensign group is open to pleasure yachts up to 150 GT.  The principal port of registry is Guernsey.

malta yacht registration

Malta is the 6th largest ship registry in the world and is one of the most popular EU flags for yacht registration with circa 800 yachts registered.  Yachts of any size may register for pleasure use and yachts of 15 metres or more can register for commercial use.  The sole port of registry is Valletta.

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We offer a wide and competitive range of fixed fee pricing packages to suit yacht owners needs.  For more details, please contact one of our specialist team members for further guidance.

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