British Ship Registry Part 1-Measurement

British Ship Registry Part 1

Tonnage Measurement

Under section 19(4) and 19(5) Part II of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 the Secretary of State (via the Maritime and Coastguard Agency) has authorised the RYA to appoint measurers to undertake tonnage measurements of vessels in accordance with Part III of the Merchant Shipping (Tonnage) Regulations 1997. Only those measurers whose names are included in the current schedule of RYA Tonnage Measurers are so appointed by the RYA and afforded the authority as stated.

Kathleen J Kilbey I.Eng MRINA is an RYA  Appointed Tonnage Measurer .


Why Register your Yacht on Part 1 of the British Shipping Registry?

Registration on part ! of the British Ship registry enttles you to the following:

Who may register a British Ship under Part 1  ?

The following persons / organisations are eligable to register a British Ship 8under Part 1 of the Merchant Shipping Act.

Registration is valid for five years and if it is not renewed within one year of expirey a new measurement certificate may be required by the MCA.

Full details are available on the MCA site – CLICK HERE       For details of current costs  –  email us;