CG-1270: The Complete Guide

Have you been wondering if it’s necessary to get your vessel documented? Did you hear about vessel documentation and aren’t sure why anyone would go to the trouble to document their vessel? Vessel documentation sometimes uses jargon that most vessel owners don’t really encounter all that often in their day to day lives. At the…

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Coast Guard renewal documentation

Coast Guard Renewal Documentation: Your COD, Your Way

Does it feel like it’s time to file Coast Guard renewal documentation, but you aren’t sure? Have you felt like it sneaks up on you, and you’re worried that one of these years, you’re going to miss the deadline? Firstly, even if you miss the renewal deadline, all is not lost. That said, it’s far…

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Coast Guard Vessel Registry

Coast Guard Vessel Registry Changes When Your Life Changes

Did you recently go through some kind of massive life change and you aren’t sure how it applies to the Coast Guard vessel registry? Does it seem like you should do… something to update your status on the registry, yet you aren’t sure exactly what that might be? As a documented vessel owner, there are…

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Coast Guard Abstract of Title

Coast Guard Abstract of Title Before You Purchase Your Next Boat

Are you in the process of researching a vessel for purchase, and want to make sure you know everything there is to know about the vessel before you buy? Have you been concerned about buying a “lemon,” so to speak, and don’t want that to happen to you? When it comes to your money, your…

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Vessel Documentation Center

Why Our Coast Guard National Vessel Documentation Center Stands Out

Have you sat down to complete your vessel documentation forms but you just can’t bring yourself to finish them? Did you ever tell yourself: “OK, today I’m going to complete my vessel documentation,” only to just keep putting it off? You aren’t alone. Not in the slightest. Indeed, when we started our Coast Guard National…

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Coast Guard Boat Requirements

Coast Guard Boat Requirements and Recommendations for Safety

Spring is finally here. After a seemingly endless winter, the weather is warm, the water is getting there, and the sun is bright. This is the perfect time to take your boat out on the water with family friends. If it isn’t the perfect time to do so where you are, then it’s the perfect…

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NVDC Satisfaction of Mortgage

Charting a Course to Financial Stability: NVDC Satisfaction of Mortgage

Are you in the process of getting a vessel but aren’t sure how you’re going to afford it? Do you want to get a mortgage on your vessel yet are concerned about everything that it will entail? Getting “the right vessel for your needs” certainly includes “financial needs” too. A mortgage can absolutely make things…

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National Vessel Documentation Center

Our National Vessel Documentation Center Has Your Back

When you sit down to complete your vessel documentation, does it feel like you’re on your own? Have you ever wished that there was someone to talk to about your documentation, someone that could make the entire process that much easier? That’s what our National Vessel Documentation Center was essentially designed to do. We’re on…

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Abstract of Title

The Abstract of Title

Have you been trying to learn all you can about a vessel for a prospective purchase? Are you concerned that, once you purchase the vessel, you’re going to find something out that makes it a bad decision in retrospect? These are common concerns that people in your position have had for decades if not centuries….

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