Moores Rowland Partners-Yacht Division is located in the heart of the Darsena in Viareggio, very close to the major shipyards operating in the yachting industry. The company has had experience in the entire nautical supply chain for over 25 years.

Moores Rowland Partners-Yacht Division’s mission is one of offering a global approach to consulting for any kind of recreational or commercial vessel. Our team of professionals is able to assist ship owning companies, brokers, management companies and shipyards, on any topic belonging to tax, customs, contractual and maritime fields in yachting. Thanks to this professional support, guaranteed 24/7, the whole year round, the ship owners can focus exclusively on the pleasing and well deserved feeling of going on board their yachts and reaching with them the most beautiful and celebrated locations in the Mediterranean.

The consulting and assistance services offered by the Company touch all the life phases of a vessel. Our team flanks alongside the Clients from the moment of the purchase and/or the building of the boat, yacht and superyacht as well as during the refit and sale transactions. Our assistance is also guaranteed while choosing the flag and the locationing of the ship owning company. Furthermore, we can assist with incorporation procedures within EU member countries and outside the EU, with any formality while dealing with Flag offices and with the hiring and managing of crews in compliance to the Italian law.

Moores Rowland Partners-Yacht Division collaborates with the main international legal firms specialized in maritime law, with the main brokering companies and with numerous management companies that operate in the field on a global level. It can also count on a network of correspondents in the main yachting capitals of the world: London, Barcelona, Paris, Montecarlo, New York and Miami.


  • Tax, customs and contractual consulting in trading, building, renting and locating of naval units of all types
  • Consulting in customs law, more in details in the import-export for yachting units as well as refits of vessels under the customs regime of the “active improvement”
  • Assistance in all the tax and customs fulfillments pertaining to the renting and locationing activities of yachting units of both European and non-European ownerships in both local and European waters
  • Assistance to ship owners in disputes with customs and revenue agencies and other authorities in the maritime field
  • Services of “Owner’s representative” and revenue domiciliation for foreign ship owning companies
  • Consulting for brokers and ship owners during the trading of vessels in Italian territory
  • Consulting over the purchases of yachting units which have been previously seized by leasing companies