Among all the flags you could choose for to register your yacht, the New Zealand yacht ensign is the preferred option for most yachtsmen. Not only the NZ yacht ensign provides the advantages of a tax efficient and stable jurisdiction, it is a recognized flag worldwide which enable flexible management and use of your yacht, either for your own private use, chartering or professional operations. Registering under New Zealand Red Ensign enables the yacht owner, agents and operators to enjoy the favorable personal and corporate tax laws of New Zealand for non-resident or foreign companies.
Our team could assist not only with the registration of your yacht under the New Zealand yacht ensign, but also obtain the radio call signs and related services as well set up for you any holding company in this jurisdiction if required.
Our team of professional yacht agents will happily guide you to decide on the best suited flagging options for your yacht, based on the intended use of the vessel (private use, charter, VAT reclaim, export, ...) as well other parameters such as taxes, insurance, mortgages and loans, boat & yacht finance and refinancing, all to fit with your personal circumstances.
While we are happy to register your vessel in the country of your choice, including through purpose-built holding companies and tax efficient ownership legal structures if necessary, we do have Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enable fast track registration with the following commercial ships and pleasure yachts registries: