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What You Need For A Coast Guard Documentation Renewal

You are the proud owner of a vessel that regularly sails in and out of US waters. You have also registered the vessel with the US Coast Guard, protecting it when you are out on the water and making sure that it is a legal vessel to sail. While you are enjoying your time using…

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Get Help With Completing National Vessel Documentation Center Forms

Are you struggling to complete the Coast Guard’s National Vessel Documentation Center forms accurately, or do you not know which documentation you need to achieve the required outcome? The USCG website is notorious for being difficult to navigate, and you may have tried to find the documents you need without much success. You may have…

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How We Continue to Make US Vessel Documentation Easier

If you’ve read these blogs for any length of time, then you know that we offer a way to handle all of your US vessel documentation online. You can go through our site, find all of the forms that you need, and then fill them out in a matter of minutes. However, we’re not content…

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Navigate USCG Documentation Forms With Our Help

Many vessel owners have to navigate through the USCG website when they are trying to complete paperwork concerning their vessel. Whether you are searching for initial USCG documentation forms for a new vessel, or are looking for reinstatement pages, bills of sale or a change of port for your current vessel, you may find it…

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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,…

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Additions to Your Safe Boating Plan from Our US Boat Registry Site

So many of us here at our US boat registry site are also vessel owners. That’s a major part of the reason we created this site: we wanted to make the vessel documentation process easier. Just like you, before we take our vessels out, we make a plan. We know where we are going, when…

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An Easier Way to Get On the Coast Guard Boat Registration Database

For many vessels, it’s a legal necessity to get onto the Coast Guard boat registration database. However, in the past, it has been difficult. Before the internet, vessel owners had to fill everything out by hand, then mail it in and hope for the best. Once online access was granted, vessel owners still found themselves…

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USCG Registration: The Vessels That Do and Do Not Require It

Here at the Vessel Documentation Center, we’re always glad to talk to fellow vessel owners. Perhaps the most common, most asked question that we receive is “do I have to register my vessel?” If you’ve never owned a boat before, the registrations, licenses, and everything that you have to get become confusing at best. We…

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Our USCG Vessel Registry On Safe Boating During COVID-19

This blog is written during the COVID-19 pandemic. As vessel owners, we can adapt to pretty much anything. However, this pandemic has upended and disrupted the world, leaving plenty of uncertainty in its wake. Our USCG vessel registry online site is still open for business. As always, you can go to our site and find…

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Access Coast Guard Vessel Database Documentation from Anywhere

Your vessel may be one that legally has to be on the Coast Guard vessel database. The process of placing your vessel onto this database and keeping it there shouldn’t be difficult. Indeed, that’s what our site was essentially built around. We’ve streamlined the process so that everything is that much easier. What used to…