HK Boat/Yacht Register Database?

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    HK Boat/Yacht Register Database?

    Is there something to get info on a registered yacht in Hong Kong? I am not sure where to check, but a quick search didn't yield anything. Something like the company registry where you can search for a boats registration number would be great to get owner and other info.

    Does this exist?
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    Call the yacht club?


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    There's the Hong Kong Shipping Register, but would that be just for big boats?


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    Marine Department handles the boat registrations ..

    Downloadable Forms

    Not sure if they have a look up function somewhere (perhaps not online?)... best to ask them?


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    It has a list of all 1631 Hong Kong-registered vessels viewable online. No idea whether that includes yachts though.

    http://www.mardep.gov.hk/en/pub_services/shipname.html

    Last edited by Claire ex-ax; 13-07-2010 at 01:59 PM. Reason: Add link for those without access to search engine

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    Quote Originally Posted by Claire ex-ax:
    It has a list of all 1631 Hong Kong-registered vessels viewable online. No idea whether that includes yachts though.

    Ships on the HK Register
    Nope, it does not.

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    If you look at the downloadable forms (under local boats), clearly there is some department that collects owners info. I suspect it is not online.. but might be accessible if you contact them.


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    Quote Originally Posted by shri:
    If you look at the downloadable forms (under local boats), clearly there is some department that collects owners info. I suspect it is not online.. but might be accessible if you contact them.
    Interesting question actually. Obviously all my boats are/were registered, but not sure whether the owner information is public. Suspect it would be similar as for private vehicles, i.e., not accessible unless ordered by a court or similar. Certainly hope that is not possible for anybody to just look up my name/particulars just based on the number of my boat...
    Last edited by beachball; 13-07-2010 at 03:01 PM.