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01-23-2002 08:42 AM
shotziej
marriage ceremony

I would suggest finding a wedding consultant on one of the islands, and they can arrange everything, as simple or as elaborate as you desire. They can also handle license issues. We got married in St. Thomas, but on the beach, and they had it all set up when we arrived.
01-05-2002 01:21 PM
bporter
marriage ceremony

We have a sign for our boat that clearly states "Marriages performed by the captain of this vessel are valid only for the duration of the voyage."

I have not as yet been asked to perform this service.
01-01-2002 08:20 PM
BigRed56
marriage ceremony

Ahoy, Ken, Urban legend my friend. Only in international waters by a duly certified commercial captain. Even still the country you live in might not recoginise the marriage if you have any immigration problems.(I.E. bringing home your native wife). Every state requires some sort of license proir to any ceremony so call your state or federal officials. Big Red56
01-01-2002 08:05 PM
EtherCat
marriage ceremony

I really dont know... Ive read that some states (Florida for instance) will recognize marriages performed by licensed captains, but I dont know any of the details
01-01-2002 01:17 PM
KenLubben
marriage ceremony

This would take place in the BVI''s
01-01-2002 01:04 PM
SailorMitch
marriage ceremony

Isn''t that CG license trick good only for 24 hours, or a long weekend at most.........or just until you pull back into the slip?????
01-01-2002 12:56 PM
EtherCat
marriage ceremony

Ive heard that having a CG captains license confers the authority to perform shipboard weddings in some states, but I dont know any of the details

I agree with Mitch; live in sin
01-01-2002 11:47 AM
KenLubben
marriage ceremony

I''ve been married for 16 years, to late to do anything about that now. I have a couple that would like to get married on my boat. I believe as Captain there is some way to perform the marriage at sea.
01-01-2002 11:32 AM
SailorMitch
marriage ceremony

Ken,

My best advice is to skip the ceremony and just live in sin.
01-01-2002 10:42 AM
KenLubben
marriage ceremony

Does anyone know how to perform a wedding on their boat? What is reqiured to be legal? Where do you find a book with the ceremony in it?

 
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