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Re: Strip: registration stickers

: The registration process for home-built boats is involved,
: convoluted, and difficult in Ohio. My boat looks nice, but it's
: for paddling. They have an "alternate registration"
: that allows a single sticker with a number on it. On a sea kayak
: it's supposed to go on the bow, but I put mine on the aft deck.
: They will also let you put it on a "plaque" that is
: "permanently attached" to a deck line if you ask the
: right person at the right watercraft office. Since the skin of a
: SOF is not permanent they "let" you do that. This part
: is not difficult, it's the HIN that's difficult.

: If it were me I'd call around to a couple of offices and see what
: they say.

: m

The old rule for hull numbers was to engrave them on a permanant part of the structure of the boat, often the keel or a major bulkhead. On the SOF's I put them on the beam behind the cockpit since it's usually visible, no one's ever questioned that.

Bill H.