The weather is nice and you have a yacht, time to get on the water! Before you start sailing, it is important to check a number of things. Is your boat (technically) in order? Do you know the sailing rules? And do you have everything with you? We have drawn up a list, so that you don't forget anything.
Great news! Since 2021 non-EU passport holders are allowed to register the Polish yacht registration directly to their own name. This lifetime registration was only available when ownership was in the EU. For people outside the EU, this meant that a company had to be set up within the EU. This involved extra costs and a lot of extra work. This is no longer necessary as this popular yacht registration is now available for everyone in the world with a yacht up to 24 meters.
Yacht Registration Holland has recently started offering a new boat registration. The Gibraltar yacht registration is an internationally recognized yacht registration and comes with the Gibraltar AIS & MMSI radio license. This type of boat registration can be used worldwide without any restrictions. This means inside and outside the EU. Gibraltar yacht registration can also be used for commercial boating.
Following amendments to legislation and regulations, the Dutch ICP Light registration is no longer accepted as a boat registration. Until recently, the very popular Dutch ICP Light registration was valid in almost every country in the EU. Since October 2020, this type of registration has no longer been accepted in Italy and since 2021 it's unfortunally no longer accepted in whole Europe.
You will need an MMSI radio license for your yacht's radio equipment. Your boat must be listed in the MMSI register, after which you will receive a unique identification number. An AIS number and call sign are also required. We ensure that your license package is arranged within 24 hours!
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When using a yacht commercially, a Greek commercial yacht registration might be the right choice. Do you have a yacht which you want to use for commercial purposes? Then it is very important to take a right decision for a country that fits the requirements of your needs.
Polish boat registration has become more popular these days. Requesting a Polish boat registration can be easily done online. Yacht Registration Holland is European market leader when it comes to boat registrations. We have automated the entire process clear from step to step.