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Renew My Vessel Documentation Early

May I Renew My Vessel Documentation Early?

May I renew my Vessel Documentation early? The US Coast Guard Documentation Center will send you a renewal notice 45 days before your certificate expires. It means that you can submit your application for renewal before the expiration date. It is now easy to submit your renewal application. At vessedocumentation.us, you may go to the…

Process United States Coast Guard Documentation

Process United States Coast Guard Documentation Here

Most of us find filling out application forms, confusing, time-consuming and repetitive. Registering and licensing a vessel is no less of a headache. Luckily, you can process United States Coast Guard Documentation here! The applications go to the U.S. Coast Guard through the National Vessel Documentation Center and can be filled out and sent either…

Code of Federal Regulations to Recreational Boating 

The Code of Federal Regulations to Recreational Boating Safety Explained

Once you have your craft and your certification or license the next thing to think about is safety. It is a good idea to think of your boat as a vehicle, which in fact it is. It moves like any other type of vehicle, whether powered by muscle, wind, or motor. The only difference is…

a Marad Waiver

Do You Qualify for a Marad Waiver?

The Maritime Administration of the United States (Marad) grants waivers of the existing regulations only when your intended purpose doesn’t cause “undue adverse effect” on other operators or shipbuilders. A Marad waiver exempts provisions that may occur under one particular set of circumstances. Primarily, it depends on the use to which you intend to use…

A Coast Guard Documented Vessel Bill Of Sale

Why You Must Have A Coast Guard Documented Vessel Bill Of Sale

You have decided to buy a second-hand boat which is on the US Coast Guard registry, and know that in order to successfully complete the purchase and record that the seller is no longer the owner of the boat, you will have to obtain a coast guard documented vessel bill of sale. This is essential…