The British Virgin Islands is renowned as the sailing capital of the Caribbean, as well as an important international financial services hub. For those contemplating purchasing or simply registering a yacht the BVI is the destination of choice. SHRM has been established in the BVI since 2005 and prides itself on being one of the few genuinely client focused financial services firms operating on the ground in Tortola. SHRM provides a holistic service for clients wishing to purchase and / or register a yacht in the BVI. SHRM has Spanish, French and Russian speaking staff who are always available to assist with the following:

  • Yacht Registration with Virgin Islands Shipping Registry (“VISR”) for the three BVI registers: Road Harbour, Gorda Sound and White Bay;

  • Application for a Radio Licence which is required when applying for a shipping licence;

  • Assistance with carving note, tonnage survey, marking plate, sign writing, deletion certificates and other marine related services;

  • Company formation & trustee services;

  • Introductions to yacht brokers and yacht management companies;

  • Introductions to BVI legal practitioners;

  • Assistance with bank account opening;

  • Assistance with convenient berths, accommodation, supplies and dock side services if planning to sail in BVI waters;

  • Other on island concierge services including communications: sourcing mobile phones, IT solutions & courier services.