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    Mike Vaughn
    Vaughn Law Offices
    17011 Beach Blvd., Suite 900
    Huntington Beach, CA 92647
    Phone:  562-592-9350
    Email: mike@vaughnlawoffice.com

     

Yacht & Ship Brokers Forms Book

YACHT & SHIP BROKERS FORMS BOOK
By Mike Vaughn
Pub. 2002 / 72 pages

About the Author:
Mike Vaughn is a Maritime Attorney based in Huntington Beach, California whose practice is restricted to maritime business and vessel acquisition and sales.

Synopsis of the Book:
This is an important reference book for anyone involved in the acquisition and sale of yachts and ships. It provides a detailed, step-by-step series of forms to deal with almost any situation.

Table of Contents

Retainer & Employment Agreement Forms

  • -- Non-Exclusive Agreement to List Vessel
  • -- Exclusive Agreement to List Vessel
  • -- Net Sales Price Listing Agreement
  • -- Charter Listing Agreement

Buyer Registration Form

  • -- Buyer Registration and Qualification

Non-Disclosure & Non-Circumvention Agreements Form

  • -- Non-Circumvention Agreement

Letter of Intent & Option to Purchase Forms

  • -- Letter of Intent to Purchase
  • -- Option to Purchase

Memo of Agreement / Offer to Purchase / Purchase Contract Forms

  • -- Offer to Purchase
  • -- Counter Offer by Owner
  • -- Purchase Contract/Agreement

Demise / Bare Boat Charter Forms

  • -- Demise Charter Agreement

Escrow Instructions Form

  • -- General Maritime Escrow Terms & Conditions Form Escrow

Survey Forms

  • -- Boarding Authorization and Release
  • -- Buyer’s Instructions to Surveyor
  • -- Notice to Classification Society
  • -- Notice to Owner Regarding Survey
  • -- Notice to Limit Survey
  • -- Notice to Shipyard Re: Survey

Sea Trial Forms

  • -- Letter Authorizing Sea Trial
  • - Notice to Insurance Company Regarding Sea Trial
  • -- Letter of Responsibility for Sea Trial
  • -- Authorization for Captain to Attend Sea Trial

Acceptance or Rejection of Vessel Forms

  • -- Notice of Acceptance of Vessel After Sea Trial
  • -- Notice of Conditional Acceptance of Vessel
  • -- Notice of Rejection of Vessel
  • -- Request for Extension of Time
  • -- Agreement to Extend Time
  • -- Corporate Acceptance of Vessel

Closing Documents

  • -- Letter to Mortgage Holder
  • -- Notice to Insurance Company
  • -- Notice to Harbor Master or Wharfinger
  • -- Notice to Captain and Crew
  • -- Notice of No Claim of Lien
  • -- Notice to Bank Authorizing Release of Funds
  • -- Closing Statement