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Welcome to Crnković&partners, a distinguished legal firm specializing in yachting and maritime law. With our extensive expertise in the yachting industry, we are committed to providing comprehensive legal services to yacht owners, operators, and other stakeholders involved in the maritime sector.

Yachting and Maritime Law Services

At Crnković&partners, we offer a wide range of legal services tailored to the unique needs of yacht owners and operators, ensuring that they navigate the complexities of the maritime world with confidence.

Examples of services

1. Yacht Purchases and Sales

Our team of experienced attorneys assists in facilitating yacht purchases and sales transactions, ensuring smooth and legally sound processes.

2. Buying and Registration of Vessels

For foreign buyers acquiring yachts in other countries, we provide expert guidance on navigating local laws and regulations, including mortgage handling and registration.

3. Flag State Registration

We assist yacht owners in selecting an appropriate flag state for registration and handle the necessary paperwork and compliance requirements.

4. Yacht Charter Agreements

Our firm offers comprehensive support in drafting and reviewing yacht charter agreements to protect the interests of both yacht owners and charterers.

5. Crew Employment Contracts

We provide guidance in crafting crew employment contracts that comply with international regulations and protect the rights of crew members.

6. Yacht Finance and Leasing

For yacht financing and leasing arrangements, our legal team offers strategic advice and ensures compliance with relevant laws and financial regulations.

7. Maritime Dispute Resolution

In the event of maritime disputes, our skilled litigators represent clients in arbitration, mediation, and other dispute resolution mechanisms.

8. Yacht Insurance

We assist yacht owners in understanding their insurance needs and navigating insurance policies to safeguard their valuable assets.

Foreign Buyers and Yacht Mortgage Handling

When foreigners buy boats in other countries, we understand the intricacies and legal nuances that come into play. Our firm specializes in providing legal support to foreign buyers throughout the yacht purchase process.


Our services for foreign buyers include:

Local Laws and Regulations

We offer detailed insights into the legal requirements and procedures involved in purchasing a yacht in the chosen country, ensuring compliance with local laws.

Yacht Inspection and Due Diligence

Our team conducts thorough yacht inspections and due diligence to verify the vessel’s condition, ownership history, and any potential liabilities.

Mortgage Handling

We guide foreign buyers through the process of securing mortgages for yacht purchases, ensuring the necessary documentation and legal formalities are completed.

Vessel Registration

Our firm assists in registering the yacht under the appropriate flag state, addressing legal and administrative aspects efficiently.

We will happily get in touch with you.

Please reach out to us with any questions you might have regarding your specific case. Over a brief phone call or an in-person meeting we can determine how we might help you or your business.

Call us at: +385 91 253 9 111 or +385 98 511 047

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At Crnković&partners, we are dedicated to providing personalized legal solutions that address the specific needs and objectives of our clients in the yachting and maritime industry. Whether you are a yacht owner, operator, or foreign buyer seeking expert legal counsel, our team is here to support you at every stage of your yachting journey.