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US Documented Vessels

What US Documented Vessels Are and Aren’t

Not every boat has to be documented, nor does it have to receive documentation. That may seem like a weird thing to say, coming from a site that specializes in vessel documentation. However, while we’ve built a portal to make it easier than ever for people to get the vessel documentation they need, the last…

Coast Guard portal

Better Pathway to the Coast Guard Portal

The “Coast Guard portal” isn’t a physical place; rather it’s a place online. It’s where your information goes so that you can get the Coast Guard documentation you’re looking for. The problem is that it isn’t always easy to deal with. That’s where we come in. Here at Vessel Documentation Online, we’re all about making…

national vessel documentation

National Vessel Documentation: Pathway to America

Often, we’ll get some version of the question: “what’s so important about vessel documentation anyway?” Sure, when you want to go out and spend time on your boat, it may seem like one more hassle. But, it’s actually important and can even provide peace of mind. Sure, it won’t make your vessel larger, help you…

Coast Guard license renewal

Don’t Forget Your Coast Guard License Renewal

With the summer months in full swing in the United States, boat owners all over the country have been getting their vessels out of the marinas and into the open waters. Now is the perfect time of year to take vacations for days or weeks, or just spend the day sailing an area, fishing, swimming,…