The internet's most comprehensive resource for Coast Guard
documentation, boat registration, and yacht registry.
A complete gathering of affordable services, forms, research tools, information, guidelines, and resources.
Serving vessel owners, buyers, sellers, marine lenders, yacht brokers, boat dealers, and attorneys.
All you need to know about Coast Guard vessel documentation, preferred ships mortgages,
and federal boat regulations.
Boat registration resources and information for state level boat, trailer, and
outboard motor registration or titling.
BOAT TITLING FORMS
A full compliment of forms for Coast Guard vessel documentation, state level boat registration,
and vessel transactions.
VESSEL TITLE SERVICES
A complete lineup of Coast Guard vessel documentation, state level registration
or titling, and boat record search services.
BOAT TITLE ADVISOR
Answers to frequently asked questions from our readers about boat
transactions, titling, and vessel documentation.
BOAT TITLING LIBRARY
A collection of boat titling handbooks, articles, and
guides. Find solutions to all of your titling needs.
Federal - State - Foreign
COAST GUARD VESSEL DOCUMENTATION PREFERRED SHIPS MORTGAGES
VESSEL TITLE RESEARCH BOAT REGISTRATION
YACHT REGISTRY BOAT TITLING
Recreational - Commercial
BOAT RECORD SEARCH
The internet's most powerful vessel record search with six major boat
record databases all rolled into one.
Database resource for Coast Guard documentation, boat registration,
yacht registry, and other boating activities.
Resources and guidelines for conducting boat title research, ownership
transfers, and other types of vessel transactions.
Information about foreign boat, yacht, and ship registry systems with
resources for registering a boat in most countries.
BOAT OWNERS LIST
Listings of nearly 500,000
owners of U.S. Coast Guard documented vessels by various search criteria.
Our marine directory page contains a listing of vessel documentation,
boat titling, foreign registry, and other resources.
You are about to experience the world of vessel titling like never
before. With the latest online advancements, we can now place
everything you will ever need to document, register, title, and
research any boat right at your fingertips. In addition to a wealth of
information, our web pages offer a full compliment of services,
forms, databases, and guides.
More About our Website
Introduction - MarineTitle.com is the longest
running Coast Guard vessel documentation and boat registration
resource on the world wide web. Our home page was first published
over a decade ago as a customer service for one of the nation's leading
vessel documentation companies. We now enjoy a high profile in our own
right as the premier boat titling website for interested
parties all over the world.
Content - Our web pages are loaded with valuable content
pertaining to every aspect of vessel documentation, boat titling,
state registration, foreign registry, title research, and related transactions. Here you will find a wide array of articles,
information, guidelines, instructions, links, and other resources
for implementing any type of boat transaction or recording. We have
it all covered on the state, federal, and foreign levels for
everything from ski-boats to mega-yachts.
Guard Documentation - Vessel documentation as
administered by the U.S. Coast Guard is a federal form of boat
registration. We offer an explanation of what documentation is all
about, an overview of the entire process, and how it relates
to other types of boat registration or titling. You will also find
a large number of articles, information, guidelines, and other
resources regarding Coast Guard vessel documentation. In addition, we
complete range of related
services, forms, and handbooks.
Registration & Titling - State level boat
registration and titling regulations vary considerably with each
jurisdiction. This creates the need for an enormous amount of
information and resources when dealing with such matters. We
therefore address a wide variety of these topics including a complete overview of what state registration is
all about. Our comprehensive boat registration summery contains an outline of boat title, registration, and operating
regulations for every state. A complete array of related services are
also available from
Yacht Registry - Foreign yacht registry often becomes a
factor in vessel documentation and other types of boat transactions
here in the United States. We therefore provide a considerable amount of information about
these topics in our website. This includes articles on how foreign
yacht registry relates to our federal and state titling processes.
There are also links and other resources with regard to foreign
registry systems in most countries.
Research - Title research is one of the most important and
yet difficult aspects of any boat transaction. This can be
attributed to the number of options available for titling boats and
recording liens, mortgages, or encumbrances. We therefore direct a
lot of effort toward addressing such issues. In fact, our "BoatScope" database service is the largest and
most comprehensive boat title search resource now available for the
boating public. We also offer vessel
abstract services and a research handbook.
Titling Services - Our website affords a
number of resources which include a complete lineup of
boat titling services. These relate to Coast Guard vessel
documentation, state registration, title research, and boat
transactions. Such products can be immediately accessed online as
economical self-service kits or packages. A convenient full-service
option is also available for each respective package, which is
provided through our full-service vessel titling affiliate.
Transaction Forms - In addition to our service
options, we offer the internet's largest gathering of individual
boat titling and transaction forms. These are all-inclusive and
cover everything from vessel documentation to boat trailers. The
forms are fielded for easy usage and come with instructions and
examples. Each item is available for immediate download in either
Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word format depending on the application.
Title Advisor - You will find in perusing our web
pages, that boat titling is far more complex than first meets the
eye. An expansive amount of information is therefore required in
order to cover all aspects of this subject. Our boat title advisor
endeavors to address this issue by categorizing the specific
concerns of various reader groups into frequently asked questions.
We also provide topical advisors regarding vessel documentation,
state boat registration, foreign registry, and boat title research.
The advisors consist of open forums which are available to our
readers as a free service.
Guides - A wide assortment of handbooks, articles,
and guidelines are available from our website. They encompass such
topics as vessel documentation, state registration, foreign
registry, and boat transactions. You will find our collection of
handbooks on these subjects to be of particular interest. We also
post relevant articles, reports, and summaries for our readers on a regular basis
Directory - Our marine directory contains a listing of
vessel documentation, boat titling, foreign registry, and other
marine industry resources which may be useful to our readers. This
includes a short description of what their site is all about and
direct links that open in separate windows. We also
encourage affiliate and web partner associations with other maritime
entities as an enhancement to our own products and services.
Navigation - We have invested a considerable amount
of time and effort into making our web presentation easy to
navigate. This begins with uniform headers and footers which can be
found on every page throughout our site. These contain clickable
links that allow readers to move easily among various pages, forms,
articles, guides, and data resources. Given the enormous amount of
information contained therein, we suggest that you browse through
all of the content before settling on a particular
Appreciation - Thank you for expending valuable time
in learning more about our production. We are sure this will a
worthwhile investment if you have any kind of interest
in Coast Guard vessel documentation, state titling, foreign
registry, or boat transactions. We also invite you to visit our
website on a regular basis in order to take advantage of any
updates, revisions, and enhancements.
Boat History Search
Six major boat databases all rolled into one with multiple search
criteria and boat owner mailing lists.
Boat Title Advisor
Answers to your questions about our services or anything related to boat
titling and closing transactions.
Boat Title Services
A complete menu of affordable Coast Guard documentation and boat titling
About Us An overview of our background and
- Welcome to the internet's most comprehensive Coast Guard vessel
documentation, boat titling, and yacht registration website. The
information and resources found herein represent years of effort in
gathering up all the right essentials to address the complex
realities of buying, owning, or selling a
boat. Our technical expertise and first hand knowledge of
the marine industry have made this possible.
- Our web pages were first published over a decade ago as a
brochure and customer service for one the nation's leading vessel
documentation companies. This production was among the earliest its kind
within the marine industry. We have since grown into a world class
internet resource with countless users from all over the globe.
- Some years ago it became evident that our website was mature
enough to function as stand-alone enterprise. We therefore created a
separate division for this activity and handed our client-direct
services over to an affiliated vessel documentation company. This has allowed
us to focus all of our efforts on web development while maintaining a
complete range of boat titling services.
- With high speed internet servers, we can now render all aspects of
Coast Guard documentation, boat registration, and foreign registry
directly into the hands of the boating public. This includes a complete
lineup of affordable services, forms, research tools, information, and
guidelines. We are constantly looking for new and even better methods of
disseminating boat titling information and services through our web
- Our knowledge and expertise with respect to vessel documentation
and boat titling is second to none within the marine industry. The
principals of our company have owned, managed, and operated maritime related companies
for over thirty years. Such experience includes Coast Guard vessel
documentation, boat registration, marine escrow, yacht brokerage,
new boat sales, yacht charters, commercial fishing, and marine related
- As we move forward, our priorities will remain grounded in
fulfilling the boat titling needs for each and every segment of the
boating community. We have accordingly designed our productions to suit
the interests of vessel owners, buyers, sellers, yacht brokers, boat
dealers, marine lenders, and attorneys. We will continue to enhance this
model through input from readers and users all over the world.
- In addition to educating the boating public, our mission is to
simply provide the absolute best in professional maritime services. We
are keenly aware that our continued success relies entirely on customer
satisfaction. It is for this reason that we are constantly looking for
new and better ways to enhance your web experience.
- It is our pleasure that you have allowed us the opportunity of
conveying our message and we wish to express our gratitude. We
sincerely hope you will find the information contained herein to be
meaningful and constructive. Please let us know if you have any comments
or suggestions about how we may further enhance this publication to
better serve your needs.
Boat Titling Glossary
A complete listing of terms related to boat titling, vessel
documentation, and vessel transactions.
Boat Titling Forms
Forms related to vessel documentation, boat registration, marine
lending, and transactions.