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Michigan Boat Decal 2019
Michigan Boat Validation Decal

The registration number and validation decals must be displayed as follows.

  • Number must be painted, applied as a decal, or otherwise affixed to both sides of the bow as high above the water line as practical.
  • Number must read from left to right on both sides of the bow.
  • Number must be in at least three-inch-high BLOCK letters.
  • Number's color must contrast with the color of the background and be distinctly visible and legible.
  • Letters must be separated from the numbers by a space or hyphen: MC 3717 ZW or MC-3717-ZW.
  • No other numbers may be displayed on either side of the bow.
  • Decals must be affixed on each side of the vessel and placed three inches after the last character of the registration number.
Michigan PWC Decal
Personal watercraft also are required to display the certificate number and validation decals.
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