This printable bill of sale for boat is the perfect option if you want to transfer ownership of your boat or vessel. It can be used as a legal document for the seller to keep a record of transfer of ownership and a record of proof of purchase for the buyer.
Along with boats, you can use this boat bill of sale with other types of personal watercraft such as:
- Jet skis
- Row boat
- Power boat
You should also consider what will be going along with the boat such as outboard motor, life jackets, trailer, or other gear.
A boat bill of sale template is better suited for the sale of a boat rather than a generic bill of sale as it has specific requirements and details that you need to fill out.
These details include:
- Seller and Buyer’s contact information such as seller’s name and buyer’s name
- Buyer information such as phone number and email
- The full buyer address such as buyer city, buyer state and buyer zip
- Seller address such as seller city, seller state and city state zip
- Thorough description of vessel including manufacturer, hull identification number (hin), license plate number, horsepower.
Remember to really careful and clear when you fill out the vessel bill of sale form and try to give the correct information to the best of your knowledge.
There are two versions of the bill of sale template and you can find them in PNG format or PDF.
Boat Bill of Sale Template
How to use the forms
There are two sheets to this bill of sale for boat and you need them both. The first sheet is where you will fill out any party information and the description and details of the vessel that is being either sold, traded, or gifted.
The second sheet is where you will find the buyer and seller conditions including confirmation of the purchase price and payment method.
Remember you will need the seller’s signature and buyer signature on the paperwork,
There is also a certificate of acknowledgment that is to be signed by a Notary public. The notary public will act as witnesses of the seller and prospective buyer signing the form.
Many states don’t require notarization but it is a legal requirement in some states:
- New Hampshire
- West Virginia
Tip: The Buyer should immediately register the boat to the state after purchase. They should use the completed bill of sale, title form, and registration documents to do this.
The boat bill of sale template prints on US Letter size or A4 paper. Simply click on the image or the PDF link of the bill of sale template and save it to your computer. Then print.
Disclaimer: We do not offer any legal advice, nor are we qualified to do so. These free printable templates may be helpful to you but we ask you to get legal advice from a professional lawyer if you intend to use these for any transaction or legal purpose.
I highly recommend using a boat bill of sale template when selling or transferring ownership of your boat or water vessel. It’s a great protection to have that you can keep for your own records.
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