vessel documentation center

Vessel Documentation Center Recommends You Boat Safely All Year Long

So many of us think of “boating” as just a warm-weather activity. Our experience with being on the water is limited to hot sunshine, warm water, and maybe a cool breeze. However, for many, winter boating is what it’s all about. Bundling family and friends up in warm (but not too warm) clothes, and heading…

Coast Guard portal

A Coast Guard Portal That’s Simple and Easy to Use

Have you been through each of the online vessel documentation sites but can’t find one that’s really all that easily used? Does it seem like filling out your boat’s documentation is far, far more difficult than it should be? If that’s the case, know that you aren’t alone. We built our site for any number…

National Documentation Center

National Documentation Center Explanation of Endorsements

Have you been unsure as to which kind of documentation endorsement is appropriate for your vessel? Does the entire thing seem a bit more confusing than it should be? Vessel documentation jargon can seem opaque, out of date, and just downright difficult to understand. After all, much of it is “legalese,” in some cases going…

USCG documentation search by name

USCG Documentation Search by Name and Number at Home or Abroad

Have you been looking for the perfect vessel but worry that you aren’t getting “the full story?” Do you know a vessel’s name or number and aren’t sure about how to find out more? This is one more area where we can help. At Vessel Documentation Online, we have forms that can enable you to…

USCG vessel documentation search

The Importance of a USCG Vessel Documentation Search You Can Trust

Have you been looking for a way to find out more information about a vessel before you buy it? Does it seem like everywhere you go online to get more data about a boat seems less reputable than the one before it? When you’re researching a vessel, you have to know the facts. You can’t…

boat documentation services

Boat Documentation Services, Update Your Vessel Registration

Owning a vessel is a lot of fun, but it also comes with its responsibilities. You need to make sure that your registration, for example, is always updated. If you need to make any changes to your boating registration, know you can always rely on our boat documentation services to get it done. Boat Documentation…

US Coast Guard registration

US Coast Guard Registration for Commercial and Recreational Vessels

Your vessel registration is one of the most important documents relating to your use of your boat, if not the most. Why? Because it represents not only your ownership over the boat and permission to use it, but it also represents your standing with the US Coast Guard registration. Like all other bureaucratic processes and…

USCG Exchange

USCG Exchange and Other Forms For When the Seas Change

As fall turns to winter, the fall foliage stops, as the last leaves fall to the ground. Going out on the water is always fun, always enjoyable, yet, when the wind changes, so too can your course. Squalls, waves, and more can appear without a moment’s warning. When they do, you have to alter your…