A commercial yacht is any yacht engaged in trade, commerce, or on charter, and carrying less than 12 passengers. The registration of commercial yachts is limited to those of 24 m or more in length.
MI-127CC, Declaration of Intent to Maintain Commercial Compliance.
MI-336Y, Application for Minimum Safe Manning Certificate – Yacht.
MI-104Y, Application for Ship Radio Station License within 90 days of registration.
Continuous Synopsis Record (CSR) Amendment forms to be submitted for yachts over 500 GT.
Under the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006), a Maritime Labour Certificate is mandatory for commercial yachts of 500 GT or more.
While MLC, 2006 certification is not mandatory for commercial yachts under 500 GT, any commercial yacht may be subject to inspection to verify compliance with MLC, 2006; thus, certification is recommended.
Confirmation of Class issued by a Classification Society.
A Commercial Yacht Compliance Certificate (CYCC) issued by an AR.
Copy of Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) Conformance Test Report for all commercial yachts 300 GT and over.
All commercial yachts, regardless of tonnage/age, shall be certified to comply with the requirements of the Code and must undergo a Compliance Verification by an AR.
Complete information regarding RMI commercial yacht registration requirements can be found in Chapter VII, Section 1 of the MI-100, Vessel Registration and Mortgage Recording Procedures. A complete fee schedule for RMI commercial yachts can be found here.
Note: See MN-2-011-43, Registration of Tenders and Issuance of Tender Statements of Compliance and MN-2-011-53, Conducting Surveys and Issuing International Convention and National Certificates for Commercial Yachts, Passenger Yachts, and Yachts Engaged in Trade for additional guidance.