Vessel Documentation

Reasons You Need a Power of Attorney Regarding Vessel Documentation

Are you looking forward to vessel documentation? If so, it is essential to have a power of attorney in place if you are the registered owner of a USCG vessel. This is so that someone else may decide on your behalf if anything were to happen to you and prevent you from doing so. A…

Vessel Documentation Services

What Vessel Documentation Services do we Offer?

Given that the United States Coast Guard website is not the best when it comes to an organization or easily accessible forms for the vessel documentation services you need, many websites have emerged to make your boating paperwork processing easier. One of them is Vessel Documentation Online, our private service website that will allow you…

Hailing ports

Things You Didn’t Know About Hailing Ports

You might already be aware of this, but did you know there are certain ports from which vessels must hail to maintain clear communication with the other ships and the Coast Guard? Hailing ports are predetermined spots on land or water where a ship may make radio contact with another ship or the land itself.…

Vessel Documentation

Summer Boat Safety Tips from Our Vessel Documentation Site

Now that summer is here, you can finally look forward to spending your weekends on the open ocean aboard your boat. Do you wish to process your vessel documentation? If so, keep safety in mind as you get ready to bask in the sun’s warmth and enjoy some outdoor fun. Using the information on the…

how long does it take to get a boat registered

How Long Does it Take to Get a Boat Registered in the US??

Although your boat is probably already documented at a state level it is never too late to register it at a federal level and that means with the United States Coast Guard (USCG). For that reason, this article will explore some of the advantages that documenting your boat with the USCG will grant you, and…

USCG Vessel Documentation Forms

A Guide on the Different USCG Vessel Documentation Forms

As you are probably aware by now (or not, if you are new to the boating world, but trust me, you will in a matter of minutes) there is a lot of different paperwork you need to comply with if you want to navigate your boat around freely. The association in charge of that is…

Documented Vessel

What Is A Documented Vessel? Up-To-Date Info

It is essential knowledge for anybody who owns a boat to be familiar with the meaning of the term “documented vessel.” A vessel that has been registered with the United States Coast Guard is referred to as being documented. This indicates that the boat has satisfied several conditions regarding its construction and safety. If you…

Vessel Documentation Search

How to Make a Vessel Documentation Search Online

Before getting yourself involved in a boat transaction, you will try to gather as much information as possible. With that in mind, you may find it reasonable to look for your vessel online on the USCG website before purchasing the watercraft. You will notice, however, that it is not possible to conduct the vessel documentation…

Vessel Documentation Search

Vessel Documentation Search by HIN Or Official Number

All boats must be registered with the USCG in order for them to maintain track of their fleet. You may be able to locate information about your boat’s records using a vessel documentation search by number or Hull ID Number (HIN). The Vessel Documentation Center website’s Search page makes it easy to find the information…