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Vessel Registration





 How to register a vessel on the River Cam between Bottisham Lock and the Mill Pond in Cambridge:

Its pretty simple! Every vessel within the Cam Conservancy area must be registered. To register your vessel please click here.

Selling your vessel:

Vessel owners are requested to complete the Change of ownership when they sell their vessel which is currently registered on the Conservancy waters. It requires the signature of the seller and the details of the new owner, who will also be required to provide a copy of their boat insurance.

How to Pay

Guidance Note - Recognition of a Commercial Punt Station

Guidance Note- Vending punt guidance

Conservators of the River Cam Privacy Policy

The Anglian Pass

A new way to explore the Anglian Waterways is now available! Please follow the links below to find out more.

To order your Anglian Pass, click below:

Anglian Pass

2024/25 licensing season is coming up, please see below the latest news:


  • 2024/25 registration fees are available here. The registration forms will be available from 1st March for the new licensing season.

  • 2023/24 online registration forms will no longer be available online as of the 1st of February.   Should you require forms for the current licence year, during this time, please email us on:


  • Licence certificates are being re-introduced this year for powered vessels only (not including  those with an auxiliary engine of 4 h.p or under) to aid identification across our waterways.

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