Yacht Registration and
Survey Services

Blue Ensign Ltd is a long established U.K. business specialising in the survey and registration of yachts, super yachts, and utility vessels.

We are full members of The Society of Consulting Marine Engineers and Ship Surveyors. 

Principal Surveyor is Jonathan Leach, AMRINA, AMarE, P. Eng. , Incorporated Engineer registered with the Engineering Council, and European Engineer registered in Strasbourg.

Apprenticed as a traditional Shipwright at the famous Berthon Boat Company, then with Camper & Nicholson’s Yachts, the Ministry of Defence, and Laurent Giles Naval Architects. He has a wealth of experience and has conducted commercial yacht surveys for 30 years. He was a founder Deputy Registrar for the Cook Islands for 13 years and a U.K. / MCA authorised surveyor for over 23 years.

Albert Leach assists with the business, having recently achieved a Masters’ degree in Maritime Law at the prestigious University of Southampton, following a Bachelors LLM degree. Albert also holds a Coxswain powerboat level 2 Certificate.

Captain R. Leach M.B.E.

RAF pinnace during survey

Blue Ensign

UK Office


Landline: +44 (0) 1329 221 894
WhatsApp: +44 (0) 7762 147 137
The Maritime Registry
49, High Street
Fareham, Hampshire
PO16 7BQ, United Kingdom

Blue Ensign - An IMO Registered Company, #5750201
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