Understanding the USCG Exchange of Ownership Process

Understanding the USCG Exchange of Ownership Process

When the time comes to trade in your old vessel for a new one, you will want to sell your current boat to a new owner. You have already completed the documentation process once, but if you are trying to sell your vessel, you will have to apply to the Coast Guard for a certificate…

Are There Different Types Of United States Coast Guard Documentation

Are There Different Types Of United States Coast Guard Documentation?

You are certifying a boat for the first time, and need to provide a lot of information in order to receive proof of documentation. If you have not experienced this process before, then it may be extremely confusing, and this information is not made any easier to understand by all of the different varieties of…

a Boat Bill of Sale

Processing a Boat Bill of Sale and Other Ship Documentation

There are actually multiple reasons you would want a boat bill of sale. Getting one, thought, can be a time consuming and difficult process. A boat bill of sale is important if you plan on selling your boat. It’s also important if you ever plan on transferring your boat to someone else. In fact, if…

Work with the Coast Guard to cover your vessel for sale

Work with the Coast Guard to cover your vessel for sale

You have decided that the time has come for you to sell your vessel. You might need the cash quickly to cover a debt, or want to invest in a larger or more useful vessel. Whatever your reasons for selling your vessel, you may need marketing assistance. That’s where you could use the Coast Guard…

Documented Vessel Search Benefits for You

If you’re buying a boat and the owner states that it’s a documented ship, you must verify it by conducting a documented vessel search. You need to keep in mind the documented vessel search benefits for you. To start the search, you must enter the official number and vessel name. The 30-day expiration period If…

USCG Documentation Center

Having Trouble Dealing with the USCG Documentation Center?

You are trying to get your business in order so that you can have your commercial vessel ready to get started and your new business venture can get off the ground. You have done everything you think that you need to do, but you keep having trouble getting your Certificate of Documentation (COD) from the…