Coast Guard boat requirements

Beyond Coast Guard Boat Requirements: Safe Boating This Summer

No matter when and where you’re boating, safety is always what’s most important. Boating during the summer of 2020, however, presents new challenges. The pandemic has upended so much and boating is no exception. While the primary focus of our site is making sure that you have all of the documentation you need to be…

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Coast Guard boat requirements

Coast Guard Boat Requirements and How to Meet Them

When you set about to buy your vessel, you may have been thinking about any number of things. What you were going to do with the vessel, being out on the water, whether you’d have a crew or do everything yourself, the wind in your hair as you cruise over the water – those are…

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US Coast Guard Boat Requirements

Meeting Coast Guard Boat Requirements: Privacy and Safety

When you go out on the water, you have a plan. You have a clear idea of where you’re going to take your vessel and when. You make sure that someone on land knows where you’re supposed to be and when you’re supposed to be there. You do this because it’s safe – it protects…

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Coast Guard National Vessel Documentation Center

Use The Coast Guard Lookup Service To Search For Vessels

When you are thinking about taking ownership of a new boat, you want to know as much as possible about it before you lay out any money. The key to finding out more about the boat is making a request for a Coast Guard lookup. This application will request that the US Coast Guard searches…

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Coast Guard boat requirements

Coast Guard Boat Requirements for Registration and More

“I just got a vessel and I’d like to get it documented. Can you help?” We are often asked some variation of this exact same question. It’s not always a good idea to answer a question with a question, but in this case, it’s valid. We often respond, “are you sure you have to get…

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