USCG Vessel Registry

Does a USCG Vessel Registry Store Title Boats?

Vessel documentation is a type of regulation that serves as a standard to prove the boat’s nationality. It is vital if you sail in international waters. This is a form of endorsement by the USCG. The USCG vessel registry can tell whether or not the endorsement is for recreational purposes or international trade purposes.  The…

USCG Vessel Registry

Can You Use a Boat Without Being on the USCG Vessel Registry?

The short answer is, yes you can. However, the USCG vessel registry exists for a reason, and getting around it is a legal matter that requires specific paperwork. This is true of boats manufactured outside the United States, as well as those that you want to use to transport passengers. If your boat meets the…

Changing Your Vessel on the USCG Vessel Registry When Life Changes

Has your life changed significantly since you first registered your vessel? Did you move into a new phase of your life and are unsure how it relates to your spot on the USCG vessel registry? When we’re at the helm of our boats, the water can change at a moment’s notice. One minute, calm seas…

The First (and Second) Steps in Your Coast Guard Vessel Search

Do you want to start a Coast Guard vessel search to find the perfect boat for your needs, but just aren’t sure where to begin? When you begin to formulate a plan to research vessels, does it seem like there are too many options (few of which you can trust?) That’s perfectly understandable. Buying a…

Benefits of Being On the USCG Vessel Registry

Have you been wondering exactly why you would want to place your vessel on the USCG Vessel Registry? Are you on the fence about whether or not it would be beneficial to you and your vessel? If so, you aren’t alone. Over the years, we’ve helped many to determine whether or not registering their vessel…

Basic Fast Facts about the Vessel Registry System

Have you heard that the United States Coast Guard (USCG) maintains a vessel registry? When you own a vessel registered with the United States Coast Guard (USCG), you have access to a range of critical maritime services and resources, among other advantages. In the following article, we will introduce the Ship Registry System and highlight…