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Yacht Brokers Is the Yacht Legal for Sale

Yacht Brokers: Is the Yacht Legal for Sale?

If you’re planning to sell your yacht, you should first get it ready for the market. This doesn’t just mean cleaning up your vessel and performing repairs. You also need to prepare the proper Vessel Documentation and comply with other legal requirements. In particular, be very careful with the following issues as they might make…

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…

Lost Certificate Of Documentation

May I Renew A Lost Certificate Of Documentation?

May I renew a lost Certificate of Documentation?. It is the policy of the US Coast Guard Documentation not to renew lost certificate of documentation. If you lost your certificate, you could apply for a replacement. You can complete it by filling out the form at vesseldocumentation.us. Once you filled out the application for a…