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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…

The Different Types of USCG Documentation

It is important for you to know the Different Types of USCG Documentation in detail. If you obtain a certificate of documentation, you can use it for “recreation, registry, fishery or coastwise.” Your documented vessel can be utilized for any recreational purpose. It does not matter whether it has been endorsed for registry, fishery or…

Vessel Documentation Needed for Change of Address

Vessel Documentation Needed for Change of Address

If you recently change your address, you can notify Vessel Documentation Online in several ways. You may call  (866) 981-8783. Or you may choose to email us your new address to Contact Renewals. Another way is to fax it to (877) 564-1398. It is also possible to notify us when you renew your Certificate of…

USCG Documentation Search by Name

USCG Documentation Search by Name

Purchasing a boat is a huge financial investment. That’s why you have to consider several factors before making any final decision. Besides the brand and size of the boat, you should also review the history of the boat. It’s especially true if you’re buying a second-hand vehicle. Because it’s a significant investment, don’t spend your…