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Boat Documentation

What You Should Know About Boat Documentation

The federal law requires that all commercial vessels should get a Coast Guard documentation, according to the NVDC. The recreational boats that are more than 26 feet can either have a state registration or Coast Guard documentation. In regards to the commercial vessels, this doesn’t matter what size the boat is. This regulation means that…

Work with the Coast Guard to cover your vessel for sale

Work with the Coast Guard to cover your vessel for sale

You have decided that the time has come for you to sell your vessel. You might need the cash quickly to cover a debt, or want to invest in a larger or more useful vessel. Whatever your reasons for selling your vessel, you may need marketing assistance. That’s where you could use the Coast Guard…

Documented Vessel Search Benefits for You

If you’re buying a boat and the owner states that it’s a documented ship, you must verify it by conducting a documented vessel search. You need to keep in mind the documented vessel search benefits for you. To start the search, you must enter the official number and vessel name. The 30-day expiration period If…

USCG Documentation Center

Having Trouble Dealing with the USCG Documentation Center?

You are trying to get your business in order so that you can have your commercial vessel ready to get started and your new business venture can get off the ground. You have done everything you think that you need to do, but you keep having trouble getting your Certificate of Documentation (COD) from the…

Coast Guard Documentation

Say Yes to Coast Guard Documentation

Boat owners like their boats. They like being on their boats, taking their boats out on the water, and just getting the most enjoyment possible out of their boats.  One thing most owners don’t like, however, is paperwork. Getting Coast Guard documentation can seem like an unnecessary burden, but it can actually come in quite…