Coast Guard vessel lookup

How A Coast Guard Vessels Lookup Could Help Protect Your Investment

You are considering buying a boat from a seller, and want to know more about the vessel than the buyer can tell you. You might want to know its place of origin, which can affect the type of registration you can apply for, or are concerned that there might be unresolved liens on the boat….

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documented vessel number

A Documented Vessel Number, Explained

If you have a documented vessel, you have a documented vessel number. You may wonder why you would want to get your vessel documented and how the process would work. There are many benefits to getting your documented vessel numbers, but it’s not for everyone. Some vessels have to be documented, whereas others shouldn’t be…

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Coast Guard documentation renewal

Coast Guard Documentation Renewal: the Next Frontier

The time has come for your Coast Guard documentation renewal … probably. If you’re like many vessel owners, it’s natural to not be 100% sure when that’s taking place. You do know that you have to get it renewed once a year, but you may not be exactly sure just when that is. As vessel owners…

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US Boat Registry

Your Connection to the US Vessel Registry

The US Vessel Registry, among other things, keeps track of USCG vessel documentation. If this may sound new to you, it very much isn’t new. In fact, this is one of the first agreed-upon functions of the United States government. The 11th act of the very First Congress was setting up vessel documentation. The reasons…

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boat documentation services

Comprehensive Boat Documentation Services

At the Maritime Documentation Center, we endeavor to be everything that our name implies: the one place where you can find comprehensive boat documentation service for everything having to do with your vessels. At our site, you can find a long list of forms easily. Then, you can fill them out even easier. After that,…

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vessel documentation

Better Vessel Documentation Practices

Many of us are emotionally attached to our vessels, understandably so. After all, many of us have spent much of (if not the majority of) our lives on the water. We know our vessels as well as if not better than our homes. Indeed, for so many of us, our vessels are home. So, we…

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The National Vessel Documentation Center Renewal Online Service

The National Vessel Documentation Center Renewal Service Online

Spring is a time of renewal. The flowers are blooming, the leaves are sprouting, and the air is warming up. If you own your recreational vessel, you’ve probably been thinking about taking it back out on the water. Perhaps you’ve done so already. On some spring days, it can feel a little chill. However, on…

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Transfer Exchange of USCG Documentation

USCG Documentation Transfer Exchange Explained

We have a lot of different applications on our site. Many of them deal with your initial vessel documentation, documentation renewal and Transfer Exchange of USCG Documentations. However, we also have other applications that cover a wide base of actions for your vessel. Some of our customers have asked us about these applications, wondering when…

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