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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…

Make Important Discoveries with A USCG Documentation Lookup

Make Important Discoveries with A USCG Documentation Lookup

You are buying a new boat, and want to know more about its history, its previous ownership and any mortgages that were previously taken out upon it. All of this information will be recorded by the US Coast Guard registration program. Therefore you can find out everything that you want to know when you perform…

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…

Boat Documentation

What You Should Know About Boat Documentation

The federal law requires that all commercial vessels should get a Coast Guard documentation, according to the NVDC. The recreational boats that are more than 26 feet can either have a state registration or Coast Guard documentation. In regards to the commercial vessels, this doesn’t matter what size the boat is. This regulation means that…

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…