Why We Did NOT Register Our Boat In The USA

Why We Did NOT Register Our Boat In The USA

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WE’RE JASON AND NIKKI WYNN. A couple of explorers, modern-day documentarians, and cultivators of curiosity.

We’ve been chasing our curiosity around the world on wheels and keels since 2011. Why? Because curiosity is the key to unlocking life. It pushes us outside our comfort zone, softens our assumptions, and helps us embrace the great unknown. The more we let our curiosity lead the way, the more we discover about ourselves and the world around us.

Things We’re Most Curious About…

Our home is also our transportation and we spend weeks away from civilization and sometimes land. So self-reliance and sustainable living are a must. We’ve learned heaps about renewable energy, managing waste, creating safe drinking water and foraging for food. We carefully manage our resources and we’re always looking for new and better ways to do so.

People are busy (even on remote islands) and travelers are a dime a dozen. It takes time to talk to strangers, and even more time to have a real connection. Going the extra mile to get to know someone is a commitment.

Which is why these are our most treasured experiences. Setting off into the world with curiosity as our guide and nature as our compass. We talk to strangers and accept hospitality without fear or reservations. Both giving and receiving.

These are people who are doing things differently. Forgoing the mainstream, seeking freedom and living on the margins. Creative, unique and inspiring people who challenge our ideas of home and community.

Our journey is ever-evolving but the mission remains the same: #CultivateCuriosity

Timestamps if you like to Jump Around:

00:00 Why Is Bikini On Your Boat?
00:22 What is a Home Port on a Boat?
00:42 Register with US Coast Guard
01:26 What to Consider for Foreign Registration
02:09 Foreign Flag and Insurance
03:16 How to Find the Best Flag?
04:19 Paying Lawyer Fees
06:05 Who Should Get a Foreign Boat Registration?
06:28 What is Vessel Tax?
06:50 3 Most Popular Vessel Flags?
07:36 Why Pick Marshall Islands for Yacht Registration?
09:04 OK to Sail a Foreign Flagged Yacht into the USA?
10:13 Why Hire an Attorney over a Documentation Agent?
11:50 Can the Flag Help with Yacht Financing?
12:00 Can the Flag Effect Emergency Rescue?
12:30 Can the Flag Impact getting Boat Insurance?
12:46 Can the Flag Effect International Cruising Permits?
13:40 Can the Flag Effect Yacht Resale Value?
14:29 Better Insurance with a Marshall Islands Flag!


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