What you'll need to bring with you

We ask all participants to carry the following mandatory or advisable documentation:

  • Passports for all crew
  • The boat’s original Part I or Part III (Small Ships Register) Registration document
  • Proof of the boat’s VAT status
  • EHIC health cover card (formally the E111, available from Post Offices)
  • Certificate of boat insurance (at least £2m third-party cover)
  • Ship’s radio licence
  • VHF operator’s certificate
  • Manuals for all on-board systems
  • Coastguard CG66 form (available from your nearest coastguard centre or harbour office)