How to Change Vessel Name and Hailing Port

How to Change Vessel Name and Hailing Port

If you’re the owner of a new vessel, you may be interested to know how to change vessel name and hailing port. Although you will be strongly advised against doing so by the superstitious sailor community, who tell you changing a boat’s name is bad luck, you are set on your ways. What are the steps…

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Getting Coast Guard Documentation

Getting Coast Guard Documentation

Are you at the point where you’re looking to get Coast Guard documentation for your vessel? Maybe you’ve been looking at getting a five ton vessel for more than recreation. Perhaps you’re at the point where you’re looking to get a vessel to make money by heading into certain fisheries, coast-wise areas, and the like….

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The Coast Guard Bill of Sale

Everything You Need to Know About The Coast Guard Bill of Sale

The Coast Guard Bill of Sale can come in very handy if you’ve decided to sell your boat, as well as in other circumstances. Having a bill of sale is certainly something you’re going to want as a boat owner, even if you never sell the boat. However, the process to getting one isn’t exactly easy….

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Necessary Vessel Documentation

Necessary Vessel Documentation

Being out on a boat is special. Whether it’s your first time on the water, or you’ve been on yachts your entire life, there’s nothing quite like it. The rush of the wind in your hair, the sun warm on your face, the waves beside your boat – it’s a genuinely unique experience. You can…

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Hailing Port

The Fundamentals of Hailing Port

There are many rules and regulations associated to owning a vessel. First we’d like to establish the fact that vessels cannot be identified as both State Registered and Federally documented, they can only be one or the other. This is an important tip to know when you are expanding your knowledge on hailing port and…

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the U S Coast Guard Boat Registry

The Purposes of the U.S. Coast Guard Boat Registry

Your boat purchase is almost finalized. You have spent months looking for just the right yacht to buy, worked on getting the financing you need, and now the deal is coming close to the end. Now is a good time for you to think about what you need to do for registration of your vessel….

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Coast Guard Abstract of Title

Learn More about a Boat with the Coast Guard Abstract Of Title

Buying a new vessel can be a big decision, and you need the right information in order to put down your money on a particular boat. To get the right information, one of the most important pieces of documentation will be the Coast Guard Abstract of Title. This can tell you lots of information about…

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