documenting a vessel

Why Documenting a Vessel is the Choice for So Many Owners

Have you been considering documenting a vessel but are on the fence about it? Does it seem confusing as to whether or not you would want to document your boat? At one point or another, many vessel owners feel that same way. After all, when it comes to your vessel, you have so many decisions…

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coast guard portal

Coast Guard Portal that Works Wherever You Are

Have you tried to access a Coast Guard portal online only to find that it doesn’t work all that well? When you’ve tried to fill out your documentation on your phone or computer, does it seem like it’s practically impossible? You shouldn’t have to deal with sites that say they’ll make it easy to fill…

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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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merchant mariners document

What is a Merchant Mariners Document?

Working on a ship or captaining a vessel can be a fantastic job. Still, it also requires skill, experience, and knowledge of the waters. While it may seem easy for you to just climb behind the wheel of your smaller boat and go out for the day, larger ships such as commercial boats or even…

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Vessel Documentation

Our Vessel Documentation Service Makes Life Easy

Buying a recreational vessel like a yacht, or a commercial boat you plan to use for a new business venture, is a big step for you. It takes planning, financing, and execution to make things happen. You should also know that there will be a lot of paperwork involved in the process from the time…

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Coast Guard Vessel Documentation Center

Working with the National Documentation Center

When you are the owner of a business and make use of boats to run or operate your business, you have a lot involved with that you must take care of. Naturally, making sure your vessels are safe, secure, and well-maintained is one of your main concerns. You also want to make sure that your…

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a List of Documented Vessels

Accessing a List of Documented Vessels

Do you have an interest in purchasing a recreational boat like a yacht for personal pleasure, or do you need a commercial vessel for your business? Buying a boat brand new off the showroom floor or right from the manufacturer is something that few people can afford to do when they get their first boat….

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46 CFR Part 67

46 CFR Part 67 and Other Confusing Forms Explained

The jargon of vessel documentation isn’t easy to parse. With all of those different terms being thrown around, it can be confusing to follow even if you’ve been around boats and the water for decades. What can make it all the more confusing is when terms like “46 CFR Part 67” is thrown around, too. …

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What is a Hailing Port

What is a Hailing Port? And Other Questions

Every industry, every hobby has its own jargon. In boating, the jargon might actually be more dense and esoteric than in other industries. While there may be several reasons that this is true, a significant one is that people have been boating for literally thousands of years. That’s plenty of time for terms to be…

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boat registration

Comprehensive Boat Documentation Services

At the Maritime Documentation Center, we endeavor to be everything that our name implies: the one place where you can find comprehensive boat documentation service for everything having to do with your vessels. At our site, you can find a long list of forms easily. Then, you can fill them out even easier. After that,…

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