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

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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Coast Guard documentation

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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Renew Boat Registration Online Under the Sun or Moon

You tell yourself, “okay, today, I’m going to renew boat registration online.” You sit down at your computer to do it… and you can see the sun outside. Maybe you can see the waves on the lake. Perhaps there’s a breeze, carrying the chirping of the birds. The sun is out, summer is in full…

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Watercraft Registration and Safety on the Water this Summer

Here at the Maritime Documentation Center, our focus is on watercraft registration and documentation. Our site was built specifically to make it easier for you to take care of all of your watercraft document needs in a single place. We want you to be as safe as possible when you get out on the water….

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A Better Way for Boat Online Registration Every Time

Have you ever filled out an important documentation form, whether it was online or in person, and thought to yourself: “geez, I hope that went through?” Did you ever find yourself feeling triumphant after having completed a difficult piece of paperwork and sending it in, only to be left with lingering doubts that something was…

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