How to Change Vessel Name and Hailing Port

How to Change Vessel Name and Hailing Port

If you’re the owner of a new vessel, you may be interested to know how to change vessel name and hailing port. Although you will be strongly advised against doing so by the superstitious sailor community, who tell you changing a boat’s name is bad luck, you are set on your ways. What are the steps…

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What Is The Easiest Way To Obtain USCG Documentation Forms?

USCG Documentation Forms If you are using your boat for recreational purposes only, you do not need to register it federally. The United Coast Guard does not mandate owners of a recreational boat to document their vessel. But they do encourage it. Why? USCG documentation offers plenty of benefits, especially if you like to travel…

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What Is The USCG Documentation Number?

The USCG documentation number is the official number (ON) of a documented vessel. It stays with the boat for its lifetime. In some states, they allow state registration and federal documentation. Other states, however, do not let vessels to be identified as both a state registered and federally documented. However, if you live in a state…

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