Pleasure Yachts

Malta Yacht Scheme

Our Malta Pleasure Yachts team of lawyers and consultants have a passion for super yachts work and specialise in ownership solutions for super yachts, yacht registrations and tax optimisation of yacht ownership and enjoyment.  The firm acts for major international pleasure yachts brands, super yacht brokers and yacht owners, assisting with all legalities of yacht ownership, freeing up time for better enjoyment of the vessel.   

Chetcuti Cauchi provides high quality and cost-effective legal services to yacht owners, charterers, managers, lenders, insurers, brokers, designers or builders – whatever the size or type of craft.  We advise on newbuilding projects, the sale and purchase of second-hand yachts, financing, registration, tax matters, statutory compliance, commercial management and operation, insurance, crewing and chartering.

Our tax team empowers our maritime lawyes with VAT and Tax expertise; we design hybrid bespoke solutions best suiting our client's different scenarios.

Where needed, we offer a more holistica approach, acting as a yacht concierge covering not only legal formalities of super yacht ownership structuring, but also all aspects of its mooring, maintenance and upkeep.

Our Malta Yacht Lawyers enjoy longstanding experience and know-how in the super yacht market.  Several of our lawyers are members, in their own right, of the Royal Malta Yacht Club and own and sail their own yachts.  The firm is also a member of the Malta Maritime Law Association.


A wealth of expertise. An unfaltering commitment to providing optimal legal and accounting solutions to foreign clients worldwide and a level of professionalism and attention to detail that cannot be matched in the industry.

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