USCG Registration

USCG Registration, Boat Safety, and You

Has the weather gotten so nice in your area that you feel like you just have to take your vessel out on the water? More and more places all over America are feeling that spring has finally sprung and summer is soon to follow. If your vessel has spent all winter in storage, now may…

US Coast Guard vessel registration

US Coast Guard Vessel Registration and How We Make it Easier

Have you been trying to figure out a way to take care of your US Coast Guard vessel registration without it requiring a whole day’s work? Do you suddenly feel the need to do literally anything else any time you sit down to fill out your boat documentation forms? If so, you certainly aren’t alone.…

USCG application

USCG Application for Initial Registration: Leaving Port

Before you head out on the water, do you go through an entire safety check? If you’re like so many other vessels, you check your gasoline, your flares, your lights, your personal flotation devices, your phones, your radio, and much, much more. You probably let someone on land know where you’re going and when you…

yacht documentation

Yacht Documentation & Endorsement

Do you know which yacht documentation endorsement is right for your vessel? Did you just find out at this moment that there’s one more than kind of endorsement available? In these blogs, when we say “vessel documentation,” it’s important to note that there are different endorsements. These endorsements fit different uses for your vessel. So,…

USCG registration

USCG Registration: The Vessels That Do and Do Not Require It

Here at the Vessel Documentation Center, we’re always glad to talk to fellow vessel owners. Perhaps the most common, most asked question that we receive is “do I have to register my vessel?” If you’ve never owned a boat before, the registrations, licenses, and everything that you have to get become confusing at best. We…