What is a Boat Bill of Sale?
A Boat Bill of Sale is a legal agreement that enables a buyer or seller to document the transfer of ownership of a boat. If you are buying or selling a boat or other vessel, a Boat Bill of Sale helps to record the transaction. By getting the details in writing, you'll have documentation of the sale, which you may need in order to transfer ownership legally. To get started with your Boat Bill of Sale, you'll need to have a few details on hand, such as the registration number, make, model, defining features, and general condition of the boat, as well as transactional information, such as the sale price and warranties.
When to use a Vessel Bill of Sale:
- You own a boat or other type of watercraft which will be sold or transferred to another person.
- You plan to buy a boat from an individual rather than a dealer.