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post #2 of Old 04-09-2013
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Re: Starting a business?

You will have alot of competition. I just did a quick web search and found no less than 10 people doing the same thing you are planning to do. I would be be very careful.

That being said you need at least the following:

USCG License (requires a minimum of 360 days documented sea time serving as crew, 90 of those days must be within the last 3-5 years, passing the USCG License exam, passing a medical physical, criminal backgroun check, and a drug test);

Auxillary Sailing Endorsement on your license;

Transit Worker Identification Card (TWIC);

Certificate to prove you are in a Random Drug Testing Program;

Commercial Marine, and Business Insurance (you won't get dock space without it);

USCG Boat Documentation and Maryland Boat Registration;

All appropriate business licenses from Maryland and Annapollis;

Good luck.

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Last edited by Yamsailor; 04-09-2013 at 06:15 PM.
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