Which type of craft would you like to register for 2020/21?






In these unprecidented times we have to change the way we usually work. Please do not send your applications in via post. Please, where at all possible, complete an online registration application form. Should you have difficulties doing this, please contact licensing@camconservators.org.uk or leave a message on our answerphone 01223 863785. 


Conditions of Registration & Information Sheet 2020/21



Registration Renewal Forms for private vessels (Click Link) 

Form 1 - All previously registered private vessels requiring annual registration.

Private Vessels

Form 2 - Powered - including cruisers, narrowboats, barges and open craft (house boats should also use this form)

NOTE: A ll Powered Craft owners entering the River Cam after 01 October requiring full registration should contact the office (01223 863785) for details of fees. Some Powered Vessels will be eligible for an Off Peak reduction in fees.


Form 3 - Manually Propelled - including pairs, sculls, fours, eights, canoes, kayaks, single punts, rowing dinghies and tenders

NOTE: Individual membership of British Canoeing includes access to the Cam where the vessels are appropriately identified. Afiliates and Assocciate members are not included in this block licence and will need to arrange for their own regsitration with the Conservators. 


Form 4 - Sailing- including sailing dinghies and yachts 

Commercial & RMO

Form 5 - Recognised Member Organisation- Manually Propelled Hire Vessels

Form 6 - Recognised Member Organisation- Manually Propelled Non-Hire Vessels 

Form 7- Commercial- Manually Propelled Vessels


Form 8 - Commercial- Powered Vessels



Form 9 - Visiting Boats - Powered craft

Form 10 - Visiting Sailing - Keel Boats

Please note that the default payment method for online applications is Paypal or card payments.  Your options of payment are described in this 'how to pay' pdf.



For registration & licensing email: licensing@camconservators.org.uk 

For instalment consent email: river.manager@camconservators.org.uk

For River incidents please use our online form on this website

Navigation Emergency number: 01223 646459 (This is only for use for navigation emergencies such as boat adrift, lock malfunction and boat sinking)



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