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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…

What Is An Abstract Of Title

What Is An Abstract Of Title? Understanding This Important Certificate

As the brand-new owner of a vessel in US waters, you may be wondering exactly what is an abstract of title? It is important as a boat owner for you to understand the principles behind this documentation, including learning how it can help you, and what information the title will include. As a brand-new owner,…

Boat Documentation Renewal

What You Need To Do About Boat Documentation Renewal

If you have been a registered boat for some time, then the time may be approaching when you need to renew all of the documentation you have submitted to the US Coast Guard. It is important that you remember that a certificate of documentation form for your vessel is only valid for a single year,…

USCG Forms

Will Your USCG Forms Be Affected By Government Shutdowns?

The government shutdown has affected a number of industries, and maritime services are not exempt from agency problems. The shutdown affects the handling of maritime services in a number of ways. Firstly, because they are not paying their staff, there is a lack of personal in your offices to handle paperwork, and secondly because they…

Coast Guard Renewal Documentation

Smooth Sailing Coast Guard Renewal Documentation

Life carries with it so many things to worry about. That’s doubly true if you have a boat in your life. With safety concerns and more regarding your vessel, you’re liable to have plenty on your mind. That being said, the last thing you should have to worry about is your Coast Guard renewal documentation.…