USCG Registry

Safe and Secure with the Help of the USCG Registry

Safe boating is fun boating. When you do everything you can to make your trip as safe as possible for everyone on board, it’s easy to relax. You can have the peace of mind that comes from knowing you’re prepared for every eventuality, which means you can kick back and just take it all in….

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What is a Hailing Port

What is a Hailing Port? And Other Questions

Every industry, every hobby has its own jargon. In boating, the jargon might actually be more dense and esoteric than in other industries. While there may be several reasons that this is true, a significant one is that people have been boating for literally thousands of years. That’s plenty of time for terms to be…

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National Vessel Documentation Center forms

National Vessel Documentation Center Forms Streamlined and Turbo-Charged

As a vessel owner, you know how many demands there are on your time. A vessel is seemingly always in need of some improvement, some work, some form of maintenance. This is true in the middle of summer, the middle of winter, the middle of a ride on the water and basically any other time….

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Coast Guard vessel database

Accessing the Coast Guard Vessel Database

You can never have too much information when you are getting ready to make a large purchase. When you buy a home or a car, you always do plenty of research, get data, and delve into the backgrounds of the property or the vehicle to make sure it is free of problems. Significant investments call…

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boat documentation renewal

The Easy Way to Boat Documentation Renewal

When you first became a boat owner, whether you purchased a vessel for commercial use or a pleasure craft, you went through the process to get a Certificate of Documentation (COD) from the U.S. Coast Guard. The process can be complicated and lengthy, but once you have it completed, you know you are part of…

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documented vessel bill of sale

Docked for Good: Certificate of Deletion Vessel and More

A boat is a precious thing. For many of us, having a boat is something that you dream of and spend years planning for. But, all things must end. Eventually, even the most ardent vessel owners often sell their boats. Sometimes, it’s for profit and often it’s to clear space so that they can get…

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what is the USCG

What is the USCG?

There are many facets to the U.S. government, and each department and service has different roles and responsibilities. The military is no different, and the various branches of the military operate both as a unit and independently. While most people may hear about the military and immediately think of the services like the Army, Navy,…

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US Coast Guard Documentation: Safe on the Water

When you take your vessel out on the water, you want to have a safe trip, to return to port exactly as you left it. If you’ve taken your vessel out for a commercial business, you want to provide quality services. If you’ve taken it out for recreation, you want to have a good time….

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what is USCG

What is USCG? And Other Questions Answered

Our site was designed to make it as easy as possible to access all of the documents that you need for your vessel. Vessel documentation, while often necessary, can be a bit confusing. There are some words, terms, and ideas that may seem a bit confusing, particularly at first. That’s why we have professionals on…

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