UK residents who bought EU VAT paid boats and based them in the EU will still have to pay VAT again if they want to return their boats to the…
VAT warning for boats visiting Portugal
A boat owner, who is facing a VAT bill and fine from Customs in Portugal, is warning skippers to avoid sailing there from any non-EU country
Brexit VAT: Your questions answered
Yachting Monthly experts help you unravel the new regulations in relation to the thorny issue of VAT following the end of the Brexit transition period
Easing of restrictions for EU VAT paid yachts delayed
Currently, VAT has to be paid again on all EU-VAT paid yachts, based in the EU, which were purchased before 31 December 2020 and are brought into the UK
Second hand boats: CE mark headache for sailors?
The sale of second hand boats across the Channel has become more complicated. Alasdair Reay, CEO of HPi-CEproof Ltd, unravels the Brexit red tape
Returned Goods Relief conditions to be waived
The three year condition for Returned Goods Relief for recreational boats is to be dropped by the Government. It will only apply to vessels which have been based in the…
Cruising after Brexit and sailing in Europe
As Europe begins to open up again for cruising, Lu Heikell looks at the implications of Brexit on UK sailors cruising to the EU, and what steps they need to…
Greek Customs confirms UK yachts can retain their EU VAT status
Greek Customs has acknowledged that UK yachts can retain their EU VAT status when returning to Greece from outside EU waters. It does not apply to boats that were in…
What are the Brexit VAT implications of keeping my boat in France and the UK?
Yachting Monthly experts help you unravel what the new regulations post-Brexit mean for UK and EU sailors
Brexit: What are the exceptional circumstances to avoid paying boat VAT again?
Are you confused about the boat VAT rules in the UK and EU following Brexit? Yachting Monthly experts help to unravel what the new regulations post-Brexit mean for sailors