There are currently over 1,300 vessels on the National Register of Historic Vessels (NRHV).  The database includes details of designer, builder, dimensions, construction, propulsion, service history, current location and ownership, as well as images of many of the vessels.


If you would like to register your vessel find out if your vessel meets our current criteria Any data supplied when registering your vessel will be held by National Historic Ships UK in perpetuity for archival purposes


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Recent registrations

Failte - under sail

Ketch built 1964 by Unknown

Darag - bow view

Pleasure Yacht built 1938 by Hillyard, David, Littlehampton

Peggy H under sail

Plymouth hooker built 1897 by Kitto, Richard, Porthleven

UK replica list

Spirit of Falmouth

Schooner built 1984 by Unknown

Photo Comp 2012 entry: The Golden Hinde

Galleon built 1973 by Hinks, J & Sons, Appledore

The Matthew - at Bristol Harbour Festival

Carrack built 1994 by Rolt, M, Bristol