Marine Tourism Safety Scheme

Apply for grant funding to help improve the safety of your marine tourism vessels.

Who is Eligible Who is Eligible

Owners of licenced marine tourism vessels less than or equal to 15 metres in registered length overall which operate in Irish coastal waters.

What is Funded What is Funded

Both the purchase and installation of safety equipment may be funded by the scheme. The full list of items covered by the scheme are listed on the application form; these include things such as:

Amounts Granted Amounts Granted

The grant provides funding for up to 40% of the amount claimed.

For full details see your application form.

How to Apply How to Apply


Download the Application Form

Marine Tourism Vessel Safety Scheme Application form




Submit Completed Application Form and Relevant Documents

  • Carefully review the terms and conditions
  • Ensure you have sent us your vessels annual economic data – learn about our National Seafood Survey – Fisheries
  • Provide a copy of your passenger boat licence
  • Fill out the attached table of equipment/installations
  • Provide your supplier quotations
  • Check you have included all the documentation required

Email the completed application to  or
Post to: Investment Services, BIM, Crofton Rd., Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Contact Us

Investment Services Executive

Sinead Howard