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Our boat title
advisor provides answers to frequently asked questions from buyers,
sellers, owners, lenders, brokers, dealers, attorneys, and marina
operators. It covers a wide range of boating topics such as state level
boat titling or registration, Coast Guard documentation, foreign
registry, boat transactions, operational requirements, and title
services. This open forum is a great resource which is offered free of
charge as a courtesy for our readers.
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► FEDERAL ADVISOR
Answers to frequently asked questions about Coast Guard vessel
► STATE ADVISOR
Answers to frequently asked questions about state level boat registration and
► FOREIGN ADVISOR
Answers to frequently asked questions about foreign yacht registry and
► RESEARCH ADVISOR
Answers to frequently asked questions about boat title and ownership
► SERVICES ADVISOR
Answers to questions about our vessel documentation, state registration, and
BOAT TITLE ADVISOR
Boat Buyers -
Answers to frequently asked from buyers about boat titling or registration,
Coast Guard vessel documentation, and other issues as they relate to
purchasing any kind of boat whether new or pre-owned.
Boat Sellers -
Answers to questions from sellers with regard to Coast Guard vessel
documentation or state level boat reporting requirements and transactional
issues which may arise during the process of selling a boat.
Owners - Answers to questions from owners and
sellers in regard to changing a boats title or registration status, removing
a vessel from documentation, transferring ownership, and operational
Lenders - Answers to questions from marine lenders about
securing a loan interest in state registered boats or Coast Guard documented
vessels and conducting title research for prior liens, encumbrances, or
Yacht Brokers - Answers to frequently asked questions
from yacht brokers. Includes topics about boat closing settlements,
prospecting resources, trade research, state level boat registration or
titling, and Coast Guard documentation.
Boat Dealers - Answers to frequently asked questions
from boat dealers. Includes topics about prospecting resources, working with
trades, state level boat registration or titling, Coast Guard
documentation, and securing boat loans.
Marine Attorneys -
Answers to frequently asked questions from attorneys and law firms. Includes
topics about boat title research, boat liens, boat registration or titling
regulations, and Coast Guard documentation requirements.
- Answers to frequently asked questions from marina operators and
boatyard owners. Includes topics related to boat liens, ownership research,
abandoned boats, prospecting resources, and vessel documentation.
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and registration methods are
based on a complicated mix of individual preferences, lender
demands, and governmental
requirements. Factor the aspects of maritime or admiralty law into
all of this and it becomes evident that boat transactions must be
approached with a great deal of vigilance. Boat buyers, sellers,
owners, and maritime professionals should accordingly make every
effort to evaluate such implications regarding their own particular
As you may have already
discovered, our website is indeed the internet's most comprehensive
resource for Coast Guard vessel documentation and boat registration.
You will also find in perusing our pages, that boat transactions are
far more complex than first meets the eye. An expansive amount of
information is therefore required in order to cover all aspects of
these subjects. However, such data may seem a bit overwhelming for
those who are unfamiliar with the boating industry.
page endeavors to address this issue by categorizing the specific
concerns of various reader groups. As with all matters of great
complexity, the first challenge arises in knowing which questions to
ask. We have therefore gathered a listing of the most frequently
asked questions from boat buyers, sellers, owners, boat dealers,
yacht brokers, marine lenders, marine attorneys, and marina or
boatyard operators. The respective answers are presented along with
links to associated resources.
We also provide advisor segments for topical subjects such as Coast Guard vessel
documentation, state boat registration, foreign yacht registry, boat
title research, and our services. These include frequently asked
questions and answers about various aspects of such functions. Links can be found in the above side-bar and from their
respective federal, state, foreign, database, and service pages.
This service is provided
free of charge to our readers in an effort to dispel some of the
mystique surrounding Coast Guard Vessel documentation, boat titling,
state level registration, and foreign registry. The advisors are
based on inquiries received over the years from a vast number of
readers and subscribers. We view these as open forums and encourage
additional questions and comments from any interested party.
The boat title advisors
are not intended as a substitute for good sound legal advice.
Although we do share some common knowledge about transactional
issues, our area of expertise lies primarily within the realm of
vessel titling and registration. You should accordingly seek the
counsel of an attorney, accountant, or appropriate maritime
professional when making decisions of your own.