Tonnage Surveys

Members of the Oceanskies team are fully authorised by either the Yacht Brokers Designers & Surveyors Association (YBDSA) and/or the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) to carry out tonnage measurement surveys ‘in house’ to provide Certificates of Survey for the registration of yachts of up to 24 metres in Load Line Length under the red ensign at all British flag ports of registry including:

  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands (BVI)
  • Cayman Islands
  • Guernsey
  • Gibraltar
  • Isle of Man
  • Jersey
  • The United Kingdom (UK) ports of registry such as London, Southampton, Plymouth etc.

We can also through our partner Transport Malta approves surveyors undertake tonnage surveys for the registration of of yachts of 24 metres or under in terms of Load Line Length in Malta (Valletta).

Our fees for the performance of tonnage surveys for vessels under 24 metres in Load Line Length for British or Malta yacht registration follow:


Vessel Location

Price (GBP)



  • Tonnage Measurement Survey onboard vessel
  • Survey travel, subsistence and disbursements
  • Calculations and Issue of Tonnage Survey Report
  • Issue of Tonnage Certificate by RYA or YBDSA





Rest of World


Oceanskies in conjunction with classification societies such as RINA, Bureau Veritas, ABS and Lloyd’s Register are also able to organise tonnage surveys for the registration of yachts over 24 metres in Load Line Length for the issue of Certificates of Survey and International Tonnage Convention (ITC69) certificates for both British and Malta registration.

To request a tonnage survey please do not hesitate to contact us.



Guernsey Office

Oceanskies Limited

Castle Emplacement

St. Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 1AU

Channel Islands, Great Britain

Malta Office

Oceanskies (Malta) Limited

56, Ground Floor, Europa Centre

Saint Anne Street,

Floriana FRN 9011, Malta


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