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Coast Guard Renewal Documentation

Smooth Sailing Coast Guard Renewal Documentation

Life carries with it so many things to worry about. That’s doubly true if you have a boat in your life. With safety concerns and more regarding your vessel, you’re liable to have plenty on your mind. That being said, the last thing you should have to worry about is your Coast Guard renewal documentation….

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Documented Vessel Search

The Long and Short of a Documented Vessel Search

A documented vessel search has multiple meanings. For some, it may be that they’re looking for more information about a documented vessel. For others, it could be that they’re searching for a foreign vessel title search or transcription of registration. Still, others may be looking for all of the information that could come from obtaining an Abstract…

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Steps to Follow to Acquire Your Cruising Permit

Steps to Follow to Acquire Your Cruising Permit

Foreign-flagged boats and other types of recreational vessels that come from different countries need to apply for a cruising permit. This Boat Documentation must have mutual arrangements with the US. Upon issuance of this permit, the captain of the vessel gets exempted from having to: File manifestos, acquire permits or accomplish any related entry or…

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Perform a Coast Guard Documented Vessel Search

Perform a Coast Guard Documented Vessel Search

Purchasing a second-hand boat will let you spend days of sailing or relaxing under the sun. However, it’s difficult to enjoy those moments if the ship you bought is without proper documentation or with liens attached to it. That’s why experts encourage buyers to perform a Coast Guard documented vessel search before making a final…

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