Hidden gems abroad

When sailing you can easily find touristic and populair places to go. In this blog we sorted some unique and less crowded spots out for you, so that you can enjoy your vacation in peace. Don’t worry about busy harbours and beaches, we got this.

What to do in the event of a breakdown or emergency

Just on that one beautiful sunny day you come to a standstill with the boat or one of the occupants becomes unwell. What to do in such a situation? In any case, make sure that there is always someone on board with telephone numbers of emergency services.

More information about US registrations

We asked W. Vann Burgess, manager of the US Coast Guard a few questions about the laws and regulations of registrations by the United States. He tells us that it is common for vessels registered in the US to only sail in foreign waters. This is illegal but very common. Hence, they see this as a very big problem.

Attention for yacht registrations in Delaware

Many yacht owners do not know exactly what is allowed and what is not. This blog specifically discusses yacht registrations located in the American state of Delaware. Delaware is an American state on the Atlantic coast in the north-eastern and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The state is a popular jurisdiction for the establishment of companies and corporations.

Yachting in winter season

With the colder seasons here, yachting mostly isn’t as exciting as it is in summer. If you are looking for the most perfect winter getaways, keep reading. We’ve got the most beautiful and sunny places to sail sorted out for you, even in winter.

Best places to sail in Europe

Are you a boat person and do you also love city life? Then this blog is a must-read for you. Because what could be better than observing a beautiful city from a boat? In this blog we discuss the most beautiful cities in Europe that you can sail through.

New Greek charter package for commercial yachts

We offer you the best and cheapest commercial yacht registration to commercial exploit your yacht in Greece and all other countries of the European Union. And this even without the need to create a Greek company! This commercial yacht registration package includes everything you need to run your charter business legally and well organized and is based on the very popular Polish commercial yacht registration!

Polish yacht registration available for anyone with a valid passport

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.

New registration: Gibraltar yacht registration

BlueWater Registration Services 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.

Dutch ICP Light registration no longer accepted in Europe

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.