US Coast Guard Vessel Documentation

Getting the US Coast Guard Vessel Documentation that Matches Your Vessel

Does it seem like you need US Coast Guard vessel documentation but you aren’t sure if it’s right for you? Are you concerned about doing something that you don’t have to do? Not every vessel owner must get their vessel documented. Yes, there are circumstances within which a vessel owner must document their vessel. That…

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Coast Guard Boat Requirements

Coast Guard Boat Requirements for Safety in Summer and Fall

As August turns to September and summer becomes fall, have you been trying to get out on your vessel for one last summer party with family and friends? Do you want to have a good time on the water before the leaves fall and the air grows cold? Now is the time of year when…

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Boat Documentation

Boat Documentation You May Need: Notice of Claim of Lien

Have you been debating whether or not to file a notice of claim of lien against someone and their vessel? Did you do some work for someone in regards to their vessel and they didn’t pay you back like they said they would? When that happens, it can be incredibly frustrating. Fortunately, you don’t have…

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Ship Documentation

How to Change and Update Your Ship Documentation When You Must

Did something change in your life in regards to you and/or your vessel? Does it feel like you should update your ship documentation but you aren’t sure if it’s the right move (or even how to do so?) We created the Maritime Documentation Center for exactly that scenario (among many others). As you know from…

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USCG Portal

Some Reasons Folks Document Their Vessel Through Our USCG Portal

“I guess vessel documentation is a good idea, but what are the real benefits to it if I don’t have to document my vessel?” At this point, you probably know that if your vessel measures five net tons or more and you’re using it for fishing and coastwise activities on navigable American waters or those…

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Vessel Documentation Search

Vessel Documentation Search for the Best Submission Portal is Over

Have you been searching for an easier way to complete your vessel documentation? Does it feel like it shouldn’t be difficult in the slightest to fill out vessel documentation? Before we started our site, we were vessel owners, just like you. We would do a vessel documentation search for a portal that made things easier…

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Boat Registration Renewal

Boat Registration Renewal in the Time It Takes to Watch a TV Show

Does it feel like it’s time to renew your vessel registration, but you aren’t sure? Have you felt like boat registration renewal is a chore that should be easier than it is? You know you have to do it every year, but, to get the most for your money, you have to renew within a…

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Abstract of Title

Why You Should Get an Abstract of Title Before You Buy a Vessel

Have you been checking a vessel out but aren’t sure if it’s the right one for you? Does your research tell you that everything is on the “up and up” when it comes to this vessel, but you want to be certain? That makes all the sense in the world. A vessel is an investment,…

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US Coast Guard Documentation

US Coast Guard Documentation for Small Vessels Sans Documentation: MARAD

Do you have a vessel that you aren’t sure what to do with? Is there a vessel in your possession that you think may be foreign-built but you still want to see how you can use it in a commercial capacity legally? If you’ve looked at our FAQ and some of our other blogs, then…

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USCG Documentation

USCG Documentation Endorsements: Endorsing How You Want to Use Your Vessel

Do you have a clear idea of how you want to use your vessel but want to be certain that you’re in compliance with the powers that be? Are you completing your initial USCG documentation and have gotten to the part that mentions “Endorsements for Which Application is Made” and aren’t entirely sure what to…

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