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vessel documentation reinstatement

A Guide on Vessel Documentation Reinstatement in 2022

How does one go about the vessel documentation reinstatement process? Do you have to pay a considerable amount of money for the application? When is it required to submit the renewal application? These questions, among others, arise in one’s mind when operating a ship. According to federalregister.gov, renewing vessels documentation is an essential procedure, and…

Boat Bill Of Sale

How to Write a Boat Bill of Sale in 6 Easy Steps

In legal terms, a boat bill of sale documents the transfer of boat ownership from one party to another. It’s similar to the receipt you’d receive from a shop, but it has far greater legal authority and implications. Autos, machines, appliances, and yachts are some of the most expensive items that people buy with them. …

Vessel Bill of Sale

How Can You Get a Boat Title with a Vessel Bill Of Sale

Documents like a Vessel Bill of Sale are legal documents that allow buyers and sellers to transfer ownership of boats and other vessels in written form. It is commonly used in the marine industry. When purchasing or selling a vessel, a Bill of Sale formalizes the transaction and makes it legally binding. In all maritime…

Vessel Transfer of Ownership

Our Vessel Transfer of Ownership Form Explained

A Vessel Transfer of Ownership form is a document that must be completed and submitted to the US Coast Guard when you sell a vessel. It will be under the type of Certificate of Documentation, which indicates if that vessel has a Certificate of USCG Documentation or not. As soon as you begin selling your…

boat Abstract of Title

How to Get a Boat’s Abstract of Title Online (and Why You Might Want to)

Does it seem like it’s more challenging to get information about a boat than it should be? Do you ever find yourself filling out one vessel documentation form after another only to get frustrated and want to just not do it anymore? You aren’t alone. Before we started our site, we were just like you:…

certificate of documentation

Obtaining Your Certificate of Documentation Online

Every ship in the United States requires to carry proper documentation to operate legally. One of the most important documents of a vessel is the certificate of documentation. Comply with the authorities to be a responsible boat owner at all times. The certificate of documentation applies only for federal-level documented vessels under the United States…

Coast Guard vessel documentation

Applying for the Coast Guard Vessel Documentation For the First Time

Did you recently purchase a vessel of a certain size? Do you know how you want to use your vessel but aren’t sure of all of the paperwork involved? There’s nothing quite so exciting as purchasing a vessel. Whether it’s the first time or the hundredth, you can feel the potential and promise from the…