THE COOK ISLANDS SHIPS REGISTRY
Maritime Cook Islands (MCI) is the ship registry of the Cook Islands and it operates an open register for yachts via a network of Deputy Registrars around the world.
MCI performs all Flag State duties for the Cook Islands government through an agreement with the Ministry of Transport As a yacht owner, you can easily qualify to register your yacht through membership of the Cook Islands Yacht Squadron (CIYS).
Cook Islands requires that all yachts that fly our flag comply with all of the relevant international maritime conventions but we do not impose any additional requirements beyond IMO Conventions and IACS Unified Interpretations.
Our yacht registration process is simple and efficient and can be completed with the assistance of your nearest Deputy Registrar.