Boat Documentation Reinstatement Facts

Boat Documentation Reinstatement Facts

We have plenty of blogs on this site about how to get your initial vessel documentation. We also have several about how to renew your vessel’s documentation. These subjects come up often, as they’re tasks that boat owners do quite a bit, so we tend to focus on them. One thing we’re always clear about…

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Understanding Documentation of Your Vessel

Congratulations! You finally have found the boat of your dreams and you are ready to make your purchase. Your next course of action should be centered on ensuring you have the proper documentation moving forward. It’s not enough to hand over the money and call the boat yours. It can be a confusing, long and…

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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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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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US documented vessels

Why US Documented Vessels Are Important For Mortgage Companies

The first time that you buy a boat, you may need to take out a loan in order to afford the full cost of the vessel. In order to get a reasonable sum for their purchase, many prospective boat owners choose to take out a type of loan called a preferred ship mortgage. This loan…

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