Initial Vessel Documentation

Initial Vessel Documentation and Some Other Perk

When you are taking your first steps on the boating adventure, you may have noticed that the information available is not particularly clear as water. That is, specifically, one of the reasons that inspired us on creating this blog: to help out new vessel enthusiasts quickly understand the paperwork they needed to gather before being…

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Documented Vessel

USCG-Documented Vessel VS State Registered Boats

Regardless of the state in which you mostly will use your boat, and the size and purpose you will give to your vessel, you should keep in mind that some type of governmental authority, whether federal or at a state level, will keep an eye on your vessel by conducting regular inspections. Other than those,…

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Documented Vessel

What Is a Documented Vessel and Other Qs Answered?

All US Coast Guard-registered vessels are referred to as “documented.” Understanding the difference between a documented vessel and one undocumented, as well as the consequences of owning each, is critical for US boat owners. Here, we’ll address some frequently asked questions about documented vessels and provide information to assist you in making an informed decision…

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How To Sell a Documented Vessel with The Right Paperwork

How To Sell a Documented Vessel with The Right Paperwork?

USCG vessel owners need to ensure they have all of the proper documentation before selling their boats. We’ll go through the processes you need to follow to sell a documented vessel in this blog article. For example, the Coast Guard issues a Certificate of Documentation (COD). Because the vessel is owned and controlled by the…

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documented vessel bill of sale

What Is A Documented Vessel Bill Of Sale?

You are completing the documents to finally buy the boat you have always wanted. Money has traded hands, and you think that all that you have to do is just pick up the boat, and sail out into the ocean. However, there is one more thing to do, and many people overlook it in the…

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documented vessel bill of sale

When You Need A Documented Vessel Bill Of Sale

Buying a second-hand vessel is the most cost-effective way of saving money when you are investing in sailing vessels. If you are negotiating with a seller to purchase their vessel, you should know that you will need to have a documented vessel bill of sale from them so that you can register the vessel in…

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list of documented vessels

Where to Find a Current List of Documented Vessels

Is buying a commercial boat or large recreational vessel like a yacht in your immediate future? If it is, you want to make sure that any boat you consider for purchase is not only physically sound but has all its paperwork in order. Making sure the boat has a good engine, is structurally sound, and…

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