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The USCG Changed the Vessel Certificate of Documentation to 5 Years

As you may have heard by now, if you are on the boat’s universe, the vessel’s certificate of documentation (COD) lasts longer now: if you sail on a recreational boat you can extend your certificate for 5 years every time it expires. If you want to know more about this new regimentation keep reading while…

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US Vessel Certificate of Documentation: Why is It Important?

Just like any motor vehicle on land, recreational sea vessels need the necessary documents and paperwork. In this case, the US Vessel certificate of documentation is necessary to allow the Coast Guard to see if each watercraft meets the requirements.  In essence, the document serves as a national registry, just like how social security numbers…

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All You Need to Know About Certificate of Documentation 5-Year Renewal

Have you taken care of your certificate of documentation with the Coast Guard? So you’ve purchased yourself a recreational sea vessel. It’s a nice, generous-sized boat that could be your personal haven on water, a floating hotel, or bed-and-breakfast, if you may. You’ve taken care of all the fees and prepared yourself for the expectedly…

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Beyond the Certificate of Documentation: More to Offer Than Just Forms

Are you in the process of determining whether or not getting your certificate of documentation is the right course of action? Does everything surrounding vessel documentation seem a bit opaque or even confusing? If you feel that way, you aren’t alone. Before we started our site, we were just vessel owners like you. Whenever we…

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USCG Forms That Involve Liens, Mortgages, and More

Do you want to secure financing for your vessel? Does the idea of getting a mortgage on a boat appeal to you, but you aren’t sure what all that entails? Financing can make owning a vessel that much easier. Whether you’re using the vessel for recreation or commercially, not having to pay for the entire…

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Certificate of Documentation: Certificate to Enjoy the Water

With as busy as everyone is now, it can be difficult to focus on the task at hand. We each have so many responsibilities, through work, our social lives and more, that it can seem like there’s always something nagging at you from the back of your mind. If you’re operating a boat without the…

Complete Boat Documentation Services

Complete Boat Documentation Services

Vessel documentation can be complicated. The amount documentation even a small boat can require in the United States can be staggering. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by everything that you’ll have to deal with when it comes to your vessel’s documentation. That being said, it doesn’t have to be difficult. We’ve done everything in our…