you don't need tp pay a firm to complete the documentation process if the boat is in fact documented. go to the link above ib Sailingfool's post and you can find out all you need to satisfy the Coast Guard. call the CG documentation office if you have questions. they are most helpful and can send your friend an abstract of title to see the ownership history, if there are any current liens on the boat, etc.. ditto for what CT needs to claim it's pieces of eight.
And since we all are helping you out with this, we all will send you bills for our services, OK? or better yet give us the email address of your "friend" and we can cut out the middleman.
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