Abstract of Title

What is an Abstract of Title and Other Maritime Registration Questions

An abstract of title refers to the record of all documents that have been submitted to the United States Coast Guard for one particular vessel. This abstract will only list the information that has been provided to the Coast Guard during the time the boat in question was registered, which means that there are probably…

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USCG Renewal

Do You Want to Never Have to Worry about USCG Renewal Again?

Are you worried that it’s been too long since you renewed your vessel registration? Does it seem like this sneaks up on you every year, and you have to stress about getting it done at the last minute? If so, you aren’t alone. That’s something that vessel owners have been dealing with for decades. The…

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US vessel

You Got a US Vessel, Now How Do You Stay in Compliance?

Did you just purchase your first US vessel? Or, have you gotten your first vessel in some time, and you aren’t sure about how to proceed in getting the right documentation? We designed the Maritime Documentation Center for vessel owners of all kinds. Whether this is your first vessel or your thousandth (or any number…

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Coast Guard documentation

Coast Guard Documentation and Boating Safely Over the 2020 Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us. We’re all looking for safe, enjoyable ways to spend time with the ones that matter most to us. On a boat ride, you can take in the beauty of the wintry scenery, all while being in a safe, open-air environment. That said, there’s more you can do to make…

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Abstract of Title

Abstract of Title and Foreign Vessel Registry: The Whole Truth

Want to find out more about a vessel but don’t trust online sources? Have you narrowed your search down to a couple vessels that you really like, yet want to have as much information as possible? No one wants to spend the money on a vessel without being in possession of all of the facts….

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National Vessel Documentation Center

How Our National Vessel Documentation Center Improves Documentation

Does the idea of sitting down to fill out your online documentation make you want to do literally anything else? Have you tried to schedule a time to complete your documentation, yet as the time draws near you procrastinate, and just keep putting it off? We designed our National Vessel Documentation Center for, well, people…

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US Coast Guard documentation

US Coast Guard Documentation: Who Does and Doesn’t Need It

Are you uncertain about whether or not you have to get US Coast Guard documentation for your vessel? Have you seen vessel owners in your lake, river, bay, harbor, ocean, or anywhere else that have documentation and are unclear if it’s right for you? It can be confusing, as so many different kinds of vessels,…

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Coast Guard boat names

The Dos and Don’ts of Coast Guard Boat Names for Your Vessel

What’s in a name? For some, the name of their boat is something they’ve thought of for years. In idle daydreams or going through several drafts, many potential vessel owners have had their perfect vessel name picked out for years, possibly going back to childhood. For others, it’s the last thing they think about, something…

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renew boat registration

Renew Boat Registration Simply, Easily, and for a Long, Long Time

Did you renew boat registration for your vessel this year? Does it seem like it’s been a while since you did so? So many vessel owners all over the U.S. aren’t exactly sure when their vessel registration should be renewed. While it does have to be done annually, it’s exactly the kind of task that…

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