How do you check if a boat is stolen? Did you know that if you buy stolen property, law enforcement can take it from you without any consideration for the money you've spent to purchase it? If it's a small item, it might not hurt as much. But what if you spent $15,000 or more … Continue reading How do you check if a boat is stolen?
How do I look up a boat VIN number? If you’re trying to obtain a boat's VIN, or hull identification number - HIN as they are referred to in the boating industry, you can use Boat History Report (BoatHistoryReport.com) to run the state registration number or US Coast Guard Documentation number. If you are unsure … Continue reading How do I look up a boat VIN number?
To find the history of the boat the easy way, use Boat History Report. You will need one of the following: HIN (Hull Identification Number), State Registration Number, or the USCG Documentation Number. Once you have that you can use it to easily run a history search at BoatHistoryReport.com. Boat History Report has been in … Continue reading How do I find the history of a boat?
Despite what some websites claim to provide, NMVTIS does NOT include boats in it's database. Any company claiming to include it are providing you with a false sense of security by taking advantage of a name people trust for cars
2021 is off to a great start with Florida continuing to see YOY increases in new titles being issued with January up 10.6% and February up 23.7%, for an overall 17.1% increase YTD. This data is generated from our database of over 120 million unique records, with over 21 million unique Boats. If your business … Continue reading New Boat Titles Continue to Increase YTD
In the normal course of business, we come across all sorts of different types of things including fraud, scams, deliberate deceitfulness, and sometimes it’s just honest ignorance with no intentional wrongdoing. In today's finding, we’ll present the facts and let you be the judge. The listing: https://www.yachtworld.com/.../mikelson-61-sportfisher.../ The Facts: - Prior to 2004, this boat … Continue reading Deliberate or Innocent – You be the judge!
BoatUS and the US Coast Guard want boaters to know that renewing your USCG documentation directly with the National Vessel Documentation Center (NVDC) only costs $26. If you receive a notice in the mail asking for more than that, it's not your official renewal notice but rather a notice from a third party vendor. The … Continue reading Buyer Beware – Official looking documentation paperwork charging 3x’s the renewal rate
See the original on ThriveGlobal.com: https://thriveglobal.com/stories/what-the-pandemic-taught-us-about-handling-stress-and-how-boating-yes-boating-curbs-the-impact/ Did you know that in 1911, a surgeon named Richard Clement Lucas predicted that by 2020, human feet would be comprised of one big toe only? Or that in 1900, John Elfreth Watkins, Jr., the curator of mechanical technology at the Smithsonian Institution, predicted that the letters C, X, … Continue reading What the pandemic taught us about handling stress and how boating, yes boating, curbs the impact
Copied from the official NASBLA Press Release found here: https://community.nasbla.org/blogs/taylor-matsko/2020/03/10/mantel-presented-with-nasbla-award Mantel presented with NASBLA Award Caroline Mantel, from BoatHistoryReport.com and Vice Chair of NASBLA's Vessel Identification, Registration & Titling (VIRT) Committee, was awarded the prestigious NASBLA Award during the 2020 NASBLA State RBS Workshop in Lexington, Kentucky. The NASBLA Award is given in appreciation to … Continue reading NASBLA Award for Caroline
We're here to help by offering free access to our service for 3 months. The recent outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has significantly impacted the boating industry, especially dealers and brokers. We at Boat History Report recognize this and want to do our part to help our colleagues in the industry. We realize that social … Continue reading COVID-19 Dealer and Broker Assistance Program