Langkawi International Yacht Registry or LIYR is an exclusive international yacht registry operated by Director General of Marine Malaysia. It is designed for yacht owner seeking to operate under the advantages of an open registry. There is no restriction on ownership and open to any individual, joint owners, corporations and yachting entities. LIYR provides a favourable environment and protection of assets for those who are involved in yacht-related business. LIYR allows various types registration, full registration, interim registration, bareboat chartered yacht and yacht under construction. LIYR has provisions covering carving and marking, registration of mortgages, procedures for registration of transfer of a yacht or share, electronic documentations, training and certification of masters and crew and conditions of employment. Royal Langkawi Yacht Club is a certified agent to register new and pre-owned yacht for LIYR.