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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.
I will email my friend Dave this thread and let him 'pay you' himself. Thanks for the advice on calling the Coast Guard. I already put a call into their office.
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I am glad you posted. Dave will only sail the boat in the US, as far as I know. I also know the seller paid off the mortgage and Dave paid cash for the sailboat.

I will confirm with the USCG tomorrow. I called many times today but the system either kicked me out or said they couldn't accept my request/ call at this time when I got through to the appropriate department.

Thanks again.

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Davis...assuming your friend does not wish to document...here's all you need to do in Connecticut spelled out quite clearly!
Connecticut Boat Registration Procedure, Forms, & Information - DMV.ORG

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