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Yacht REgistration - Isle of man

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.  

Yacht Registration – Isle of Man

Isle of Man Yacht Registration

The Isle of Man Ship Registry offers the following advantages that together make up a unique package:

  • Political and Financial stability– the Isle of Man has a long history of a political stability and is an OECD ‘white-listed’ jurisdiction
  • Mortgage Registration – providing flexibility and security of finance
  • Ownership – extensive list of accepted countries for ship ownership structures
  • English Law– the Isle of Man operates on a system of English law
  • Demise/Parallel Registration – the Isle of Man enables parallel registration with other states, both demise-in and demise-out registration to provide solutions for owners.
  • British register– flying the British Red Ensign as a badge of quality
  • Professional services– the Isle of Man offers the full range of professional maritime services to assist with the registration, ownership and management of vessels and crew
  • Port State Control – strong performance on MOU white lists and USCG Qualship 21 program; includes 1st place on the 2018 Paris MoU White List.
  • Out-of-hours registrationto suit shipyard times/closing meetings around the world
  • 24/7 emergency responseby Principal Surveyors (key decision makers)
  • Ease for shipyards– no change required to convention standard ship specifications
  • Technical expertise– in-house survey and policy teams on hand for advice and consultation
  • Network of surveyors– in key global shipping locations
  • Pragmatic approach to regulationwith a focus on solutions
  • Customer service– strong focus on swift response and building relationships
  • Flag State Inspection regimeusing its own exclusive surveyors
  • Fees – simple annual fee providing cost effective registration, inspection and certification
  • Seafarers Documents – rapid, on-line process for STCW endorsements
  • All vessel types– a team fully experienced in the full range of merchant ships, offshore vessels and commercial and pleasure yachts.

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

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.

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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