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Boat Documentation Cost

How Much Does Boat Documentation Cost?

Are you wondering how much boat documentation costs? If so, the documentation requirements established by the US Coast Guard are something every boat owner must be aware of. The completion of documentation is a confirmation that your boat satisfies specific construction and safety criteria. You won’t be allowed to register your yacht in certain areas,…

Documented Vessel

What Is A Documented Vessel? Up-To-Date Info

It is essential knowledge for anybody who owns a boat to be familiar with the meaning of the term “documented vessel.” A vessel that has been registered with the United States Coast Guard is referred to as being documented. This indicates that the boat has satisfied several conditions regarding its construction and safety. If you…

Documented Vessel

Why Having a Documented Vessel is a Good Idea

You must have a solid understanding of what a “documented vessel” refers to if you are the owner of a US Coast Guard boat. “a vessel for which documentation of ownership and/or a declaration of national interest has been submitted with the Coast Guard,” as stated by the United States Coast Guard (USCG), is considered…

Vessel's Certificate of Documentation

The USCG Changed the Vessel Certificate of Documentation to 5 Years

As you may have heard by now, if you are on the boat’s universe, the vessel’s certificate of documentation (COD) lasts longer now: if you sail on a recreational boat you can extend your certificate for 5 years every time it expires. If you want to know more about this new regimentation keep reading while…

Vessel Documentation Reinstatement

The Difference Between Vessel Documentation Reinstatement vs Renewal

As you may have noticed by now, regardless of the type of boat information you are looking for, you will be able to find it at Vessel Documentation Online. Here, you can learn more about how to get your initial, what a Certificate of Documentation (CoD) is, or the definition of an abstract of title,…

Vessel Documentation Search

How to Make a Vessel Documentation Search Online

Before getting yourself involved in a boat transaction, you will try to gather as much information as possible. With that in mind, you may find it reasonable to look for your vessel online on the USCG website before purchasing the watercraft. You will notice, however, that it is not possible to conduct the vessel documentation…

CG-1270

What Is the USCG Certificate of Documentation CG-1270 Code?

You must be familiar with the form CG-1270 code, sometimes referred to as the Certificate of Documentation, if you are a yacht owner in the United States. The United States Coast Guard provides this certificate. It may demonstrate that your vessel satisfies specific standards, including its size and ability to withstand the elements at sea.…