Template Bills of Sale for use of our members.
Advice in relation to buying a new boat.
General advice relating to the buying of a boat abroad from a private seller (not a yacht broker).
A complete package of information and templates relating to the different aspects of buying and selling a second-hand boat.
Guidance on buying or selling through a broker and examining their role.
Advice on buying with a syndicate and template documents you may wish to use
Guidance on changing the name of your boat.
General advice on the different types of action that a company can take and that can be taken against a company when it finds itself in financial difficulty and provide some guidance on creditors’ claims.
An overview of the consumer law that is likely to be applicable in the event of a dispute.
Practical guidance for members when dealing with a boat that has been left to them or to their vendor by way of inheritance
Advice on establishing whether a boat or personal watercraft is RCR compliant.
Information on the different types of survey available, contact details for members' organisations offering surveys and the steps to take if you have received a negligent survey.
Advice on the position of VAT for boats.
General guidance on visitors’ moorings and anchoring within UK territorial waters.
The principles of boat insurance and guidance on making a claim.
Guidance on registering a boat on the UK Ships Register and Jersey Ships Register.
Guidance on the regulations governing the carriage and storage of diesel and petrol in the UK.
This area of the site aims to provide clear guidance on the carrying of sailing knives by sailors.
Guidance on chartering your boat privately.
Providing guidance on home built boats and the position of VAT and the Recreational Craft Regulations
An overview of the general principles that apply regarding a boat user's liability towards other people and their boats.
Guidance on what is meant by the term lien and clarification on the circumstances in which this type of charge may arise.
Clarification on the principles that apply to a salvage/towage claim.
Steps to take if your boat or any of its equipment is stolen.
Guidance on road vehicle law affecting members towing boats, or roof racking dinghies, masts or other boat equipment.