a Certificate of Documentation

Getting a Certificate of Documentation Without Being Certifiable

If you’re like so many other vessel owners, then you probably have a procedure for when you start your vessel up. You may have a checklist you go through in order to make sure that everything is in working order before you set out on the water. Your vessel documentation works in a similar fashion….

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National Vessel Documentation Center abstract of title

Obtaining a National Vessel Documentation Center Abstract of Title

Knowing as much as you can about a big purchase of an item like a luxury boat or yacht just makes good sense. You do not want to invest the kind of money necessary to buy an item like this without knowing as much as possible about it first. You may take a lot of…

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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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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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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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US Coast Guard vessel documentation center

The U.S. Coast Guard Vessel Documentation Center in Your Hands

Accessing the Coast Guard documents that you need for your vessel is easier than ever. Of course, it might not always seem that way. That’s where our service comes in. When you use our site, you can get all of the documents you need right in the palm of your hands. That means that you…

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list of documented vessels

Where to Find a Current List of Documented Vessels

Is buying a commercial boat or large recreational vessel like a yacht in your immediate future? If it is, you want to make sure that any boat you consider for purchase is not only physically sound but has all its paperwork in order. Making sure the boat has a good engine, is structurally sound, and…

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CG-1270 certificate of documentation

The CG-1270 Certificate Of Documentation Is Essential Vessel Paperwork

You are the proud owner of a new boat, and want to put it to sea as soon as possible after the purchase completes. If you are intending to use the boat for anything other than pleasure – even once a year – then you will need to submit an application to be registered with…

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