Coast Guard Vessel Registry

Coast Guard Vessel Registry Changes When Your Life Changes

Did you recently go through some kind of massive life change and you aren’t sure how it applies to the Coast Guard vessel registry? Does it seem like you should do… something to update your status on the registry, yet you aren’t sure exactly what that might be? As a documented vessel owner, there are…

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Coast Guard Abstract of Title

Coast Guard Abstract of Title Before You Purchase Your Next Boat

Are you in the process of researching a vessel for purchase, and want to make sure you know everything there is to know about the vessel before you buy? Have you been concerned about buying a “lemon,” so to speak, and don’t want that to happen to you? When it comes to your money, your…

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Vessel Documentation Center

Why Our Coast Guard National Vessel Documentation Center Stands Out

Have you sat down to complete your vessel documentation forms but you just can’t bring yourself to finish them? Did you ever tell yourself: “OK, today I’m going to complete my vessel documentation,” only to just keep putting it off? You aren’t alone. Not in the slightest. Indeed, when we started our Coast Guard National…

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Coast Guard Boat Requirements

Coast Guard Boat Requirements and Recommendations for Safety

Spring is finally here. After a seemingly endless winter, the weather is warm, the water is getting there, and the sun is bright. This is the perfect time to take your boat out on the water with family friends. If it isn’t the perfect time to do so where you are, then it’s the perfect…

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NVDC Satisfaction of Mortgage

Charting a Course to Financial Stability: NVDC Satisfaction of Mortgage

Are you in the process of getting a vessel but aren’t sure how you’re going to afford it? Do you want to get a mortgage on your vessel yet are concerned about everything that it will entail? Getting “the right vessel for your needs” certainly includes “financial needs” too. A mortgage can absolutely make things…

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National Vessel Documentation Center

Our National Vessel Documentation Center Has Your Back

When you sit down to complete your vessel documentation, does it feel like you’re on your own? Have you ever wished that there was someone to talk to about your documentation, someone that could make the entire process that much easier? That’s what our National Vessel Documentation Center was essentially designed to do. We’re on…

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Abstract of Title

The Abstract of Title

Have you been trying to learn all you can about a vessel for a prospective purchase? Are you concerned that, once you purchase the vessel, you’re going to find something out that makes it a bad decision in retrospect? These are common concerns that people in your position have had for decades if not centuries….

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boat registration renewal

Boat Registration Renewal so You’re Ready to Go This Spring

Have you been thinking about getting your boat’s registration renewed but aren’t sure if it’s the right time? Do you feel like the boat registration renewal process is so, so much more challenging than it should be? If you’re a vessel owner who finds yourself procrastinating whenever it’s time to renew your registration, you certainly…

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USCG boat registry

How to Stay on the USCG Boat Registry

Have you recently gone through some kind of life change that you worry could affect your vessel’s position on the USCG boat registry? Do you have this nagging suspicion in the back of your head that there’s something you should do to stay in compliance with the USCG, but aren’t sure what it is? The…

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Coast Guard documentation

Coast Guard Documentation to Utilize Your Vessel How You Want

Are you filling out your initial Coast Guard documentation and are stumped by section “J,” “Endorsements for Which Application is Made?” Do you feel unsure about which of those is right for your vessel and your needs? “Endorsements” are an important part of your documentation. In a very real way, they let the powers that…

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