Watersports insurance and registration

​You could be fined up to £500 if you don't register your equipment, and​ up to £2,000 if you don't insure it.​ 

Type of craft
​Insurance Required?​Register with Jersey Marinas?​Eligible for C-SIS registration?

Kayak​s

(non surf riding)​​

No
No​Yes

​Kayaks

(surf riding)

​Yes​​No​Yes
Canoes
​No​No​Yes

Surfboard​

(Over 1.54m in length and 0.6m wide fitted with a fin)

​YesNo​Yes

Paddleboards

(non surf riding)​

NoNo​Yes

​Paddleboards

(surf riding)

​Yes​No​Yes
​Wakeboards
​No​No​Yes
Kite surfboards​
YesNo​Yes
Windsurf​s
​Yes​No​Yes

​Tenders*

(up to 3m)

​No​No​Yes
​Jet ski 
​Yes
Yes
​No
​Flyboards
YesYes​No
*Tenders must be clearly marked with a "T/T (name)" or JY/J (number) registered to the owner or parent vessel

The above must be insured if they are going to be used for commercial hire.