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Re: Cruising from US to Bahamas and south Boat Documents needed?
One issue we've encountered is that some state registrations do not mention the boat's name. That seems to be a major obstacle for checking in (at least in the eastern med). The Delaware registration does mention the name of the boat and is more easily accepted. So if you decide to use state registration, you may want to look into this.
Not having owned any vessel state registered but an 18' Mako (on which I did not do too much international traveling), I hadn't thought of that fact, but it makes sense.
I stand corrected.
"Any idiot can make a boat go; it takes a sailor to stop one." Spike Africa aboard the schooner Wanderer in Sausalito, Ca. 1964.
“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” ― Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows
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