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List of Documented Vessels

Is There a List of Documented Vessels in the U.S.?

As a potential new boat owner, you want to make sure you do your research before you get deeply involved with any transaction you make. Buying a ship that is brand new and coming directly from the manufacturer may not require too much from you regarding research. Are you thinking of purchasing a boat from…

Vessel documentation

Vessel Documentation to Last throughout the Years

“Have the right kind of personal flotation device.” If you’ve ever read an article about boat safety or taken a course, that’s one thing they always mention. This makes sense, as it’s critically important to have the right kind of personal flotation device should something awful happen. It’s important to not just have one of…

Preferred Ship Mortgage

What’s the Deal With the Preferred Ship Mortgage?

Vessel documentation has its own jargon, essentially its own language. These terms can be confusing to people who have spent much of their lives on the water, much less someone who’s just starting out. No matter what form of vessel documentation that you’re looking for, we have it here at our site. We know that…

Boat Documentations

Boat Documentation: Past, Present and Future

Boat documentations used to be much more difficult to deal with than it is now. In the past, the process was far more arduous than it is today. When we started our site, we did so with the expressed idea that we simplify the vessel documentation process for regular, working vessel owners, who didn’t have…