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Old 17-04-2010, 00:33   #1
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Confused..Please help

I hold a British passport (Bermudian) though I have no residence in Bermuda. I wish to purchase a boat in the US, and keep it moving around the Caribbean, Bermuda, Azores, and the South Pacific. The boat will not be US registered or USCG Documented. as it will never see the US again, after I put it into the water.

Where would be a good place (inexpensive) to register the vessel, and what paperwork will I need to have in hand as proof of ownership? I could UK register, except I have no Bermuda address.

The sale of the vessel is a FSBO, and the vessel is presently in Arkansas.
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Old 17-04-2010, 01:17   #2
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If you want to register in the UK, you could have a solicitor register a limited company that owns the boat, with you owning the company. You would only be eligible to register on part one of the register (the main register). Part III registration is only available for people resident in the UK.
Have a look at this link Registering your pleasure craft : Directgov - Travel and transport

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I would go the route of registering and flagging in the BVI.
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I am curious, how are you planning to move the boat from ARK to the ocean? What make is it?
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Old 17-04-2010, 12:24   #5
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Thank you for the advice. At least my confusion is gone. Its a 45 Columbia, the plan presently is to truck it to Morgan City, Louisiana.
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