News & Insights

Crew Portal

Crew Portal

In recent months, Sarnia Yachts have developed new technology which allows clients to run their luxury asset efficiently and effectively. This ultimately results in a smooth operation for our owners so they can get the most satisfaction from their investment. The Crew...

UK Yacht Registration

Company A Non-EU jurisdiction following Brexit. Should a UK company be used for a charter yacht, consideration should be given to Corporation Tax on any profits earned. Ports of Registry Non-EU status. 114 ports of registry, London being the most widely used....

Time to Dust Off the Q Flag

HM Revenue & Customs have issued guidance surrounding the movement of yachts in and out of the UK in anticipation of Brexit on 31 December 2020 under Notice 8: ‘Sailing your pleasure craft to and from the UK’. Any yachts not already in free circulation in the UK...

What is corporate yacht ownership and when is it used?

What is corporate yacht ownership and when is it used? Corporate yacht ownership has been utilised for over 50 years but is still misunderstood by people both inside and outside the industry. The perception of the use of a yacht-owning company or ""SPV"" (Special...

Post Brexit – Yacht Ownership and Operation

With Brexit finally having taken place on the 31 January 2020, the United Kingdom has officially left the EU. The details of the new relationship between the UK and the EU will be formulated during the transition period that is planned to run until 31 December 2020....

An Insight into Sarnia Yachts

Sarnia’s Bruce Maltwood, Director, and Dan Armsden, Yacht & Crew Technical Manager, recently gave a presentation to a select audience working in wealth management, family office and trust services in Guernsey. They provided an insight into how Sarnia Yachts began...

Reporting on The Sixth Annual Opportunities in Superyachts Conference

Last month, Patrick Spiteri, Director of Sarnia Yachts’ Malta office, attended the sixth Annual Opportunities in Superyachts Conference; hosted by Andrew Charlier, Partner, Global Head of Yachts & Superyachts, Ince & Co. With a full schedule, Patrick reports...

Superyacht Investor London – Reporting on Day Two

Day two of Superyacht Investor London proved to be as informative as the first. Alasdair Milroy, Sarnia's Group CEO reports back with this summary... Session 1: Building Yachts in 2018 During the first session of the second day of the Superyacht Investor conference,...

Contact Us