Coast Guard documentation

Coast Guard Documentation to Stay Legal in the Summer and After

Summer may be winding down, but there’s still time to get out on the water. Once August ends and Fall begins, it’s not like bodies of water are going away. There’s plenty of time to enjoy what the water has to offer in 2020, whether you’re doing so for recreation or business purposes. That said,…

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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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watercraft registration

Safe Harbor for Watercraft Registration Documents of All Kinds

The more time you spend online, the less you’ll be able to spend on your vessel. That’s a crude assessment, but it’s more or less true. It can certainly feel that way when you’re filling out watercraft registration documentation forms. When you sit down to deal with those, you’re likely to feel like you’d rather…

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Coast Guard Vessels

Registration So that You Don’t Have to Worry About Coast Guard Vessels

You’re out on the water, enjoying your vessel. Whether you’re engaging in coastwise trade, fishery, foreign trade, or just having some recreational time with friends and family, you’re doing what you want to on the water. Suddenly, the Coast Guard vessels show up. They stop your craft to look it over. Nothing wrong with that,…

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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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Coast Guard National Vessel Documentation Center

Sending Forms To The Coast Guard National Vessel Documentation Center

So you need to send some documentation to the Coast Guard, and have been struggling for a few weeks now. The bureaucracy of the USCG means that you have to complete all of the forms correctly each time, and with all of the documentation and evidence that is required. You might have thought that this…

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Coast Guard Vessel Documentation Center

How To File With The Coast Guard Vessel Documentation Center

When you own a boat, you are likely to need to register it with the US Coast Guard. Known as vessel documentation, this is the national registry of vessels in US waters and is administered by the US Coast Guard at their Documentation Center. In order to apply to document a vessel, you will need…

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US Coast Guard vessels

The One Place for Coast Guard Vessels Registration

If you’ve ever shopped for something online, then you know how hard it can be to find the exact thing that you want. Sure, when you go online, you’ll be able to find so many different options and be exposed to things that you didn’t even know existed. However, it can be difficult to find…

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Coast Guard vessels

Get the Documentation that Coast Guard Vessels are Looking for

Sometimes, depending on the body of water you’re on, you could be stopped by Coast Guard vessels. This isn’t exactly like getting pulled over by the police, necessarily. It could happen for any number of reasons. Perhaps they noticed something amiss with your vessel, or maybe they had some kind of news that they had…

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