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Initial Vessel Documentation

Performing the Initial Vessel Documentation on your yacht?

Our two-step process makes documenting your vessel a boater's dream. Our private company's documentation processors will screen your application, file it, and follow through with the National Vessel Documentation Center until the document is issued.

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USCG documentation Transferring

TRANSFERRING DOCUMENTATION from another owner?

Whether you're selling your vessel, purchasing a vessel, inheriting it from a family member or a friend, or any other transfer of ownership situation, you will need to complete the Request for Transfer of Documentation.

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renew USCG documentation

RENEWING YOUR DOCUMENTATION?

All USCG registered vessels must renew their Certificate of Documentation annually. This is a very simple, straightforward process, and we can enroll you in our automatic renewal system if you wish.

IF YOUR USCG (COD) HAS PASSED 30 DAYS OF EXPIRATION, YOU MUST REINSTATE YOUR DOCUMENTATION.

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Reinstate USCG documentation

REINSTATING YOUR DOCUMENTATION

IF YOUR USCG (COD) HAS PASSED 30 DAYS OF EXPIRATION, YOU MUST REINSTATE YOUR DOCUMENTATION.

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