You need to submit both the proof of ownership of the boat and a document that has your name on it as well as the companies.
If you are documenting sea time on a vessel you own you will always need to provide proof of ownership for every vessel you are submitting to the USCG.
The vessel ownership documentation must list your name and match the vessel identification information you used on your CG-719S. Acceptable proof of ownership may include, although not limited to:
Not a problem, if the vessel ownership documentation you provide lists a company name instead of your name it is accepted but with some additional company affiliation documentation.
Your proof of company affiliation documentation must have both your name and the company that owns the vessels name clearly. Acceptable company affiliation documentation may include, although not limited to:
This is one more step and it's kind of a pain but it is how you get the USCG to give you credit for sailing on your own vessel when you are the one certifying your time aboard.
We hope this made your life a little easier and if you have other questions the MM-SEAS team is always here to help!
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