Pavillon Néerlandais : L'immatriculation aux Pays-Bas s'adresse à tous les ressortissants de l'Union Européenne, sans obligation de domicile en Hollande.
Dutch flag : the registration of boats in the Netherlands is open to all citizens of any EU member state. Also, there is no obligation of residency in the Netherlands.
This offers many advantages which include :
* A boating license is sufficient, whatever your distance from shelter(required only for boats > 15m or possible speed >20 km/h – 10.8 knots)
* There is no nautical limits,
* You can adapt freely your security equipment
15.09.2014 : it is again possible to get a radio license and MMSI number with no obligation of navigation in the Dutch waters anymore.
Attention, the service is annually closed from 1st to 15th August.