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River Thames: boat registration requirements

The Environment Agency's requirements for obtaining a boat registration on the River Thames.

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The Environment Agency’s requirements for obtaining a boat registration on the River Thames. The Environment Agency takes enforcement action if it finds any boat moored or in use if it’s not displaying a current valid registration plate.

Published 31 March 2014
Last updated 9 February 2017 + show all updates
  1. Changed section on 'construction and equipment standards' to read: These standards are set out in the BSS Examination Checking Procedures for Privately Owned and Managed Vessels and for hire vessels the additional Hire Boats Examination Checking Procedures.
  2. October 2016 requirements added.
  3. Latest requirements added.
  4. First published.