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Expiration decal and registration number on bow of boat

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

  • Number must be placed on each side of the forward half of the vessel.
  • 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 its background so as to appear legible.
  • Letters must be separated from the numbers by a space at least two inches wide: WS 1234 AB.
  • Decals must be affixed three inches behind (toward the stern) and in line with the number.
PWC showing expiration decal Personal watercraft also are required to display the registration number and expiration decals.