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Essential Requirements to Own a U.S. Documented Vessels

Essential Requirements to Own a U.S. Documented Vessel

It can be confusing knowing whether foreign citizens can document their boat with the US Coast Guard and if they have to register their boat under the laws of a state within the United States. This depends on the specific scenario; therefore, the answer may differ. It is important to note that there is a…

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Renew Coast Guard Documentation Online

Just like a car, it is necessary to renew Coast Guard Documentation every year. Failing to renew your documentation will leave you with an expired certificate of documentation. Operating your vessel with an invalid certificate of documentation will leave you liable to potential fines and penalties. Renewing your documentation every year will let you continue…

the Abstract of Title

What Boat Buyers Need to Know About the Abstract of Title

Abstract of Title There are many things to keep in mind when you decide to buy a vessel. And one of the most important issues boat buyers need to know is the abstract of title. This document carries many complexities around. And getting a detailed information about those specifications can save you lots of time…

Vessel Documentation Needed to Establish Ownership

Vessel Documentation Needed to Establish Ownership

Vessel documentation is a process of documenting a ship and giving it a nationality, which the ship has been documented. The nationality is a proof of vessel ownership allowing the ship to travel in international waters. International maritime law requires every ship to be registered in a country. A vessel adheres to the legislation of…