Documented Vessel

USCG boat owners are responsible for educating themselves on the meaning of the term “documented vessel” and how it may affect them. “One that has been issued a marine document by the Coast Guard which evidences the boat’s nationality and compliance with relevant rules and regulations,” the United States Coast Guard (USCG) defines a documented…

What Is the USCG Certificate of Documentation CG  Code

Vessel owners must have a copy of the USCG Certificate of Documentation CG-1270. This certificate demonstrates that your vessel complies with the requirements of the United States Coast Guard for commercial operation. It is possible that you will not be able to legally operate your vessel in certain waters if you do not have this…

Renewing USCG Documentation in Advance for Summer

Are you planning on taking your vessel out on the water this summer? Are you concerned that your boating documents may expire before you can enjoy a summer of boating activities? If this is the case, you should take action right once to ensure that your USCG documentation is in order. It is possible to…