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Kentucky Boat Decal

The registration number and registration decal must be displayed as follows.

  • Number must be painted, applied as a decal, or otherwise affixed to both sides of the forward half of the vessel where no other number may be displayed.
  • Number must read from left to right on both sides of the vessel.
  • Number must be in at least three-inch-high, vertical BLOCK letters.
  • Number’s color must contrast with its background.
  • Letters must be separated from the numbers by hyphens or spaces: KY-3717-ZW or KY 3717 ZW.
  • Decal must be placed behind the number (toward the stern) and be within six inches of and in-line with the number.
Kentucky PWC Decal
Personal watercraft also are required to display the assigned registration number and registration decals.
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