US vessel documentation

Every Coast Guard Registration Form in the Palm of Your Hand

The digital, nigh-paperless world didn’t always exist. In the past, if you had to get all of your vessel documents in one place, it wasn’t easy. You probably had to print them out or physically go to get them, which meant that you had to carry them, put them in some kind of folder or…

USCG vessel registration

Acquiring and Maintaining USCG Vessel Registration

There are many times in vessel ownership that you might feel like you’ve truly accomplished something. The time you close the deal for your vessel is definitely one. When you first take it on the water is another. Perhaps when you finish renovating it to your liking is yet one more. Depending on the use,…

USCG boat registration

How to Obtain the Correct USCG Boat Registration for Your Vessel

Safe boating almost always includes a “float plan.” By letting someone on land know where you and the vessel will be at all times, they’ll be in a better position to help more quickly should something go wrong. Before you take your vessel out on the water, you do everything in your power to make…