Your documents will be processed and screened for any omissions or errors by our private company's documentation processors. Once complete, we will change your status to pending.
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Our private company will submit your documentation to the proper authorities, and you're done! Your docs will be issued by the US Coast Guard. We will keep you updated as to their current wait list times.
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National Vessel Documentation
To help get started we have compiled our most used applications.Choose from our applications below
What’s in a name? For some, the name of their boat is something they’ve thought of for years. In idle daydreams or going through several drafts, many potential vessel owners have had their perfect vessel name picked out for years, possibly going back to childhood. For others, it’s the last thing they think about, something that occurs to them as
Have you been researching a vessel that you’re interested in, yet you don’t feel like you can trust any of the information sources you’ve come across? Does it seem like there’s no way to find out exactly what the real history of a vessel is? When considering buying a vessel, you need to know absolutely everything. You can’t afford (quite
Are you in the process of completing your initial vessel documentation and aren’t sure which endorsement to put? Does it seem a bit more confusing than it should be, even though you know exactly how you plan on using your vessel? Picking the right endorsement for your vessel is crucial to maintaining compliance with Coast Guard regulations. Not having the
Did you renew boat registration for your vessel this year? Does it seem like it’s been a while since you did so? So many vessel owners all over the U.S. aren’t exactly sure when their vessel registration should be renewed. While it does have to be done annually, it’s exactly the kind of task that “slips through the cracks,” so
As of this writing, it is November. That means all across North America, the waterways are gorgeous. The leaves have just about all fallen off, leaving the bare, sparse, and beautiful trees. Snow may have begun to fall, and winter is soon to swell. Many families and friends take this time to go out on lovely boating trips. One thing
Has your life changed significantly since you first registered your vessel? Did you move into a new phase of your life and are unsure how it relates to your spot on the USCG vessel registry? When we’re at the helm of our boats, the water can change at a moment’s notice. One minute, calm seas and traveling skies, the next,