The responsibilities of the Small Ships Section include:

  • Registration and transfer of ownership of small ships and craft
  • Issuance of Temporary Mooring Permits
  • Issuance of Nautical and Instructors’ License
  • Issuance of Water Sports Operators Permits
  • Management of Swimmers’ Zones and Safety at Sea

For the registration of a small ship:

(a) where the small ship has no engines ………………………………….. NIL
where the small ship has an engine or engines with a combined
power:
(b) not exceeding 9.9 H.P……………………………………………….. € 50.00
(c) exceeding 9.9 H.P. but not exceeding 25 H.P……………………..€50.00
(d) exceeding 25 H.P. but not exceeding 50 H.P……………………..€ 50.00
(e) exceeding 50 H.P. but not exceeding 75 H.P……………………..€ 50.00
(f) exceeding 75 H.P. but not exceeding 150 H.P…………………….€ 50.00
(g) exceeding 150 H.P…………………………………………………….€ 50.00

For the initial registration of other small ships:
Small fishing ships registered with the Department responsible for fisheries and aquaculture…..NIL

For the annual renewal, or as otherwise indicated, of registration of any small ships:

(a) where the small ship has no engines (not exceeding 3.65 metres in length overall…………NIL
(b) where the small ship has no engines (of and exceeding 3.65 metres in length overall), every five years …….€10.00

where the small ship has an engine or engines with a combined power:
(c) not exceeding 9.9 H.P., every five years…………………………….. € 10.00
(d) exceeding 9.9 H.P but not 25 H.P……………………………………… € 20.00
(e) exceeding 25 H.P. but not 50 H.P……………………………………… € 30.00
(f) exceeding 50 H.P. but not 75 H.P……………………………………… € 80.00
(g) exceeding 75 H.P. but not 150 H.P……………………………………. € 100.00
(h) exceeding 150 H.P. …………………………………………………………. € 140.00
3. For any change in the registered details and any reprint of a certificate, licence or permit………€ 10

4. For the issue of a nautical licence to drive a mechanically driven small ship ………..€ 23.29

5. For the issue of a nautical licence to act as a skiing instructor ……… € 69.88

6. For the issue of an annual licence to operate a water skiing school or a small ship hire outlet:
(a) to operate water skiing and/or paragliding………………………….. € 174.70
(b) to hire any mechanically driven small ships ……………………….. € 174.70
(c) to hire any small ships not mechanically driven………………….. € 58.23

7. For the issue of an annual licence for the hire of a mechanically driven small ship or for the use of a mechanically driven small ship by a water skiing school ………………€ 11.65