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Many people don’t realise that Jersey is a great place for tax free boats. Jersey is a beautiful and charming place, the great cruising ground on its doorstep. With superb restaurants, shops and other amenities waiting ashore also add to the Island’s attractiveness. Jersey is a sensible base for boats, yachts and their owners. This is mainly because of a tax benefits including British shipping registry, financial packages for both owning the boat and running its crew. Also a competitively priced modern marina with 5 Gold Anchor status and good air links to the UK and Europe. Cinfo.co.uk is a great place to source information on tax free boats, marine services, boats and yachting businesses. www.ciinfo.co.uk
More information can also be found at www.quay-boats.com Set out below are some of the benefits of having tax free boats in Jersey as the Port of British Registry. Jersey has a two-hundred year history as a British Register with over 2,000 vessels. together with local expertise in all aspects of yacht and crew management, technical coding and compliance. We are a member of the coveted Red Ensign Group with a reputation as a quality Register. British Consular services and support available when abroad. Registration is proof of title and enables owner to obtain a mortgage on the vessel.
Registration includes bareboat charter and demise options so that owner keeps original jurisdiction of registration. Sits outside the UK and EU: (a) GST-free Temporary Importation into Island. (b) VAT-free Temporary Importation into EU for ships owned by non-EU residents. (c) Social Security insurance exemptions available to non-resident crews. (d) No corporation or tonnage tax for company-owned vessels. Registration is only every ten years (UK is 5-yearly) with no annual fee.