Preferred Ship Mortgage

Preferred Ship Mortgage: What You Need to Know

The Preferred Ship Mortgage provides a lender or financier of a vessel competitive status among competing claims that might arise against a vessel. The U.S. Coast Guard acts principally as a recording agency in regard to mortgages and related instruments. It’s important to learn about it if you happen to finance someone’s ship after he/she…

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Abstract of Title

Why You Should Get an Abstract of Title Before You Buy a Vessel

Have you been checking a vessel out but aren’t sure if it’s the right one for you? Does your research tell you that everything is on the “up and up” when it comes to this vessel, but you want to be certain? That makes all the sense in the world. A vessel is an investment,…

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Coast Guard national vessel documentation center

Coast Guard National Vessel Documentation Center to Finance Your Vessel

Have you been looking for a way to get financing on your vessel? Does it seem like getting your vessel documented is something that could benefit you, but you aren’t sure about all of the specifics? If so, you’re in the same position that so many vessel owners have been over the years. You’ve found…

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Preferred Ship Mortgage

Preferred Ship Mortgage Explained

The “Preferred Ship Mortgage” is one of the ways that you can go about securing boat loans. Typically, this particular kind of mortgage is for vessels that are over 26 feet in length. For boats that are smaller than that, the title and a notation of the security interest recorded on the title should be…

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a Preferred Ship Mortgage

Getting Coast Guard Documentation for a Preferred Ship Mortgage

Finding the capital to fund your purchase of a yacht or vessel will often mean taking out a loan from your bank or credit agencies. Finding this type of financing often means making use of a preferred ship mortgage. This type of mortgage is unique to maritime lenders, and the lien which is placed on…

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