Can a Bill of Sale for a Boat Be Handwritten And Other Boating Selling Qs

Can a Bill of Sale for a Boat Be Handwritten? And Other Boating Selling Qs

“I can’t find a ‘bill of sale for a boat’ form online, can I just write it up by hand?” “Can I really use that bill to sell my documented vessel?” Selling your vessel can be an exciting time. You’ve found someone who’s willing to buy your vessel at your price. But, before you complete…

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Vessel Documentation Basic Things You Need to Know

Vessel Documentation: Basic Things You Need to Know

Do you think you may need to get your vessel documented, but aren’t sure? If your vessel measures more than five net tons (typically 25 feet in length or longer) and you’re a US citizen, you can document your vessel. If you’re going to use it for commercial fishing activities, transporting goods or people on…

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How to Get a Copy of Your Coast Guard Documentation, Replace it, and More

How to Get a Copy of Your Coast Guard Documentation, Replace it, and More

Do you need a copy of your Coast Guard documentation but aren’t sure of the process of going about getting one? Did you lose a copy of your Certificate of Registration and don’t know where you are in terms of validity? The Certificate of Registration is a crucially important document for many vessel owners. It’s…

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Boat Abstract of Title

Boat Abstract of Title 2021 Update: What You Need to Know

Has it been a while since you purchased a new vessel? Have you been trying to do research into one vessel or another but want to make sure that you’re getting information that you know is correct? If so, then you’re going to need a boat Abstract of Title. This form can be invaluable, giving…

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Common Questions about USCG Documentation

Common Questions about USCG Documentation (And Their Answers)

Do you have questions about USCG documentation but aren’t sure who to ask about them? When you talk to fellow boat owners about the ins and outs of documentation, do you get contradictory answers that don’t quite “add up?” When it comes to vessel documentation, you want to know the real truth before you make…

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Ship Documentation and Endorsements Using Your Vessel How You Want

Ship Documentation and Endorsements: Using Your Vessel How You Want

Do you know how you want to use your vessel but aren’t sure about the corresponding form of ship documentation? Are you filling your initial documentation application and have made it to Section J that asks for “Endorsements for Which Application is Made?” When you get your vessel documented, you have to pick an endorsement….

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How Often is Boat Registration Renewal

How Often is Boat Registration Renewal?

Does it feel like it’s time to renew your vessel’s registration but you aren’t sure? Have you felt a nagging in the back of your mind that it’s due yet you really don’t know? We designed the Maritime Documentation Center, in part, to alleviate those kinds of concerns. Really, we don’t believe that boat registration…

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What are the Coast Guard Requirements to Own a Documented Vessel

What are the Coast Guard Requirements to Own a Documented Vessel?

Are you considering purchasing a vessel but aren’t sure if you’re able to do so? Does it seem like getting a documented vessel is the right course of action yet you want to be certain you meet all of the corresponding Coast Guard requirements? Knowing everything you can before purchasing a vessel is almost invariably…

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