Coast Guard documented vessel search

How to Conduct A Coast Guard Documented Vessel Search by Owner

When you want to find out more information about a vessel before you buy, it is standard practice to search for the name of the vessel using the USCG website. There are a few ways in which you can look for more information on the boat, however conducting a Coast Guard documented vessel search by…

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What Is A Documented Vessel and What Does It Mean For Ship Owners?

When you are the owner of a new vessel, you might want to know more about its history and previous owners.  In order to do this, it is important that you understand exactly what is a documented vessel, what such a document can tell you about your boat, and what it means for you as…

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How to Make Use of The Documented Vessel Number

When you register your vessel with the US Coast Guard, you will receive an official number which establishes that the ship is fully documented. This number belongs to the boat for the rest of its lifetime, and this means that you need to display it so that it can be found easily by the Coast…

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A Place for USCG Forms That’s Always Open and Accessible

Do you need to fill out one or more USCG forms, but it feels like you can just never find the time? Have you sat down to complete any form of Coast Guard documentation, only to procrastinate and procrastinate until you don’t get it done? That doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with you, rather, there’s…

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Coast Guard Documentation to Stay Legal in the Summer and After

Summer may be winding down, but there’s still time to get out on the water. Once August ends and Fall begins, it’s not like bodies of water are going away. There’s plenty of time to enjoy what the water has to offer in 2020, whether you’re doing so for recreation or business purposes. That said,…

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Better, Faster Access to the Coast Guard Portal

Have you tried to fill out your vessel documentation forms on one site or another only to find that it’s far more complicated than it should be? Did you send in your initial documentation or some similar form, only to have it sent back to you on a technicality? These are just some of the…

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All the US Coast Guard Boat Documentation You Could Need

Does it feel like you aren’t entirely sure of which documentation your vessel needs? Have you started to complete US Coast Guard boat documentation but found it difficult and annoying? Those are perfectly normal feelings. We have all felt that way at one time or another. It can seem like it’s all part of owning…

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Beyond Boat Documentation: Boating Safely in Fall

August may be upon us, Fall is right around the corner, but that doesn’t mean you have to stop going out on your boat. Yes, summer is winding down, but you can go out on your boat during autumn. That’s true whether you’re on the water commercially or enjoying time with family and friends. Boat…

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