Procedure For Buying a Boat & Transferring Mooring into your Name. This procedure can help protect you from buying a boat with outstanding fees or only temporary mooring rights. Part 2 Have you heard in reply from the Bristol City Council Moorings Officer? Yes, the transfer has been approved in principle Yes, the transfer has been denied I've not contacted the Bristol City Council Moorings Officer If you complete the purchase you will need to remove the boat from the harbour.You now need to submit the following documentation:You need to complete Part 1 of this processEnter Your Reference Number(Required)You can find the reference number in the subject line of the reply from the Harbour Office. Insurance CertificateAccepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 128 MB.Boat Safety CertificateAccepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 128 MB.Bill of SaleAccepted file types: jpg, pdf, png, Max. file size: 128 MB.Proof of Address Drop files here or Select files Accepted file types: jpg, png, pdf, Max. file size: 128 MB, Max. files: 2.