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 Posted: Wed Oct 3rd, 2007 04:28 pm
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nice guy


Joined: Mon Jun 25th, 2007
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Simanza says - "the US Coast Guard essentially establishes clear title".

This is NOT the case. The USCG only knows about loans or liens that have been reported to it and recorded in it's files. And this only applies to USCG documented vessels. There are lots of state registered boats here in Mexico and elsewhere.

There are all sorts of liens that can be incurred by a vessel that do NOT show up on USCG records - including any repairs, marina fees, yard fees, etc that might have been incurred in Mexico.

Please see a US based documentation specialist about this to clear up this issue.

One other point - nobody has mentioned the lack of marina slips in the San Carlos area. For boats over 40' they are basically full permanently.