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Requirements for vessel registration vary from state to state. In North Carolina, you must have a North Carolina Certificate of Number (registration) and a validation decal to operate your vessel legally on public waters. The only exceptions are:

  • A non-motorized vessel
  • Sailboats 14 feet or less in length
  • Vessels documented with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)
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