vessel documentation and state level boat registration services for
everything from ski-boats to mega-yachts. We offer a full compliment of
services that can save you hundreds of dollars in boat titling costs. Be
sure to browse through the extensive listing of selections shown on this page and discover all we
have to offer.
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COAST GUARD DOCUMENTATION SERVICES
Abstract of Title - Obtain an abstract of title for any Coast
Guard documented vessel within 24 to 48 hours. Shows the vessel's true
ownership and all liens or mortgages. Your choice of economical self-service
kits or full-services. Initial Documentation
- Place a new or previously owned vessel into Coast Guard vessel
documentation for the first time with your choice of service options. Documentation Transfer
- Record a transfer ownership on a vessel which has been previously
Coast Guard documented to individuals, a corporation, partnership, trust
arrangement, or other legal entity. Documentation Revision
- Change or revise a vessel name, hailing port, or trade endorsements
on an existing certificate of documentation without implementing a transfer
of ownership or other types of recordings. Documentation Reinstatement
- Reinstate a Coast Guard certificate of documentation that has
expired or been deleted without changing the vessel's status or ownership.
Documentation Removal - Delete a Coast Guard documented vessel from
documentation and obtain an optional evidence of deletion certificate. Document Replacement - Obtain a replacement for a lost, mutilated, or wrongfully withheld
certificate of documentation for your Coast Guard documented vessel. Claim of Lien - Record a
notice of claim of lien on any
vessel that is Coast Guard documented or in the process of becoming
documented. Preferred Mortgage
- Record a ship's mortgage on any
vessel which is currently, or about to become, documented with the U.S.
Coast Guard. Mortgage Supplement - Record a supplemental filing to a preferred
vessel mortgage such as an amendment, assignment, assumption, or
subordination. Mortgage Foreclosure - Prepare the necessary paperwork to satisfy Coast Guard vessel
documentation requirements for a non-judicial foreclosure.
BOAT RECORD SEARCH
Boat Record Search - BoatScope is the
internet's largest all-in-one database for identifying stolen, damaged,
destroyed, submerged, salvaged, or recalled vessels. It can also provide
complete ownership listings and records for documented vessels
based on multiple search criteria. Featuring a comprehensive gathering of boat
title and registration search resources.
CLOSING SETTLEMENT SERVICES
BOAT REGISTRATION SERVICES
Boat Closing Settlement -
A safe, economical, and efficient way for buyers and sellers to exchange
funds when closing or finalizing the purchase and sale of a boat or yacht.
State Registration Services
- Register or title a boat with any state and record an optional
security interest. Your choice of our economical self-service kits or
► BOAT HISTORY SEARCH
Visit our vessel record search database for historical
background checks on all types of vessels.
► VESSEL FORMS
From purchase agreements to boat titling, we have all
of the forms you will ever need.
► MAILING LISTS
Up-to-date ownership mailing lists in various formats
for all owners of documented vessels. Can be used with all applications.
► TITLING GUIDES
A complete selection of guides and handbooks for
everything related to vessel documentation, registration, and title research.
► MARINE DATABASES
Visit our database page for a complete selection of
marine related database resources.
ABSTRACT OF TITLE
Obtain a report of all liens, mortgages, and owners for
any Coast Guard Documented Vessel.
LEGAL FORMS PACKAGES
Boat owners can establish a corporation, limited liability company,
partnership, or trust arrangement.
Buyers and lenders should know who they are dealing with. Online
background searches by Intelius.
Protect your investment with the nation's leading boat insurance
company. Free online quotations.
Boat loans through one of the leading financing companies. Apply online
for a free quotation.
West Marine is one of the largest suppliers of boating, fishing, and
water sports equipment.
BOAT WEAR ONLINE
Offering custom embroidered apparel designed especially for boat owners.
This online course helps boaters obtain their boater education card or boating
About Our Services An overview of our vessel
documentation and boat registration services.
Introduction - MarineTitle.com is the nation's
leading resource for U.S. Coast Guard vessel documentation and state
level boat registration services. This includes our BoatScope database, which is the most comprehensive boat record and
history search tool available to the boating public. You
will also find boat closing settlement services which are offered
through our full-service boat documentation and titling affiliate.
Self-services - Our self-service kits are the first
of their kind with respect to vessel documentation and boat titling.
These easy to use packages are immediately accessible from our web
site and contain all necessary forms, instructions, examples, and
other resources to accomplish the task at hand. They are ideal for
the economy minded and can save up to several hundred dollars in
professional service fees.
Full-Services - We are an internet based enterprise
and our products are designed exclusively for online usage. In order
to facilitate a complete range of services, we have formed an
alliance with a full-service documentation company that can offer
personalized assistance. A corresponding option is included with all of our service listings which will facilitate
Vessel Documentation - A complete range of Coast
Guard vessel documentation services can be found in our service
listings. These include initial documentation, re-documentation,
status changes, ownership transfers, certificate replacement, and
documentation removal services. All offerings are available as
economical self-service kits or you can enjoy the convenience of
full-services from our vessel documentation
Preferred Mortgages - Preferred vessel mortgage and
supplemental filings are offered as stand alone services or in
conjunction with other packages. Supplemental filings consist of
mortgage amendments, assignments, assumptions, subordinations, and
release instruments. As with all of our services, these are
available in economical self-service kits or as convenient
Clam Notices - Lien claim notifications of a
maritime nature can be filed against any vessel that is actively
documented with the U.S. Coast Guard. These include services,
supplies, and other necessaries for which payment has not been made.
Such recordings can be implemented by using one of our self-service
kits or through our full-service affiliate.
State Boat Registration - Nationwide state level registration and titling
services for all types of watercraft are available from our web site. Our self-service kits include all of the
necessary forms, instructions, links, and other resources needed to
implement such filings. Start to finish assistance by a title specialist
can also be obtained by choosing the
respective full-service option.
Title Research - Boat title and lien research is a
necessary element in some of our services. Our self-service kits
will therefore contain the applicable instructions, links, and other
resources for implementing such research. In the case of
full-services, a title specialist will conduct the necessary
research on your behalf and apply such findings as required.
Abstracts of Title - Ownership, lien, and mortgage
research on documented vessels is implemented by obtaining an
abstract of title from the U.S. Coast Guard. Our self-service kits
and full-services will accordingly address such needs when
applicable. Self-service and full-service options are also available
for vessel abstracts of title on a stand-alone basis.
Settlement Service - Boat closing settlement
services are available from our full-service vessel titling
affiliate. These are handled in such a way that the buyer's funds
are never at risk due to commingling or conversions. A title
specialist will gather up all considerations from both the buyer and
seller for exchange at the time of closing. This service can be
utilized in conjunction with other documentation and titling
BoatScope Database - Our BoatScope database service
provides information on Coast Guard documented vessels and
historical data for boats which have been auctioned, stolen, salvaged, or
involved in law enforcement actions. It also contains resources for obtaining record-print outs from
every state and facilitates owner mailing lists for documented
Our Qualifications - The services offered on our web
site are backed by years of experience in the boat documentation and
titling industry. This in combination with our expertise in web
technology has made it possible to implement our products in
an efficient and cost effective manner. As a result, the boating
public now has access to boat documentation
and boat titling resources at very reasonable prices.
Responsive Support - Customer satisfaction is the
foremost measure of our continued success. We therefore offer
comprehensive support for all of our products. Although time proven
and thoroughly tested, there are times when our subscribers will need
assistance with certain elements of our online services. Our
customer support is therefore very responsive to such needs.
Partners & Affiliates - Our web pages all
contain a module with service and product listings from other
web partners and affiliates. These include all types of services
from boating supplies to specialized marine services. Although such
enterprises are independent of our own operations, we monitor their
performance to make sure such products are deserving of representation on our site.
Choices and Options - As you can see, we have
everything covered from Coast Guard vessel documentation
to state level boat registration. More detailed information can be found
for each individual service by selecting a choice which best
suits your interests. This includes an overview of features,
inclusions, pricing, and ordering instructions.
New Developments - We are constantly working on new
products that will enhance our lineup of vessel documentation and
boat titling services. Our existing packages are also reviewed on a
regular basis to make sure everything is up to date and functioning
properly. Visitors are therefore encouraged to check our services
page regularly for future upgrades and additions.
Check our boat title
advisor for answers to frequently asked questions about our
► DOCUMENTATION SERVICES
A complete selection of Coast Guard vessel documentation services. Your choice of economical self-service
kits or convenient full services.
► DOCUMENTATION FORMS
Visit our forms page for a complete listing of Coast Guard vessel
Check out our BoatScope database service for documented vessel
ownership and vessel details. Includes owner mailing list services and other
► ABSTRACT SERVICES
An abstract of title for any vessel that is currently documented is
usually available within 24 to 48 hours. Check our economical self-service
abstract kits or convenient full-services which include an interpretation and