Your Certificate of Registry is not valid until your vessel is marked.
Note: you must permanently attach markings to the vessel. Make sure that changes or attempts to remove or replace them would cause scarring or damage to the surrounding hull area.
|What to display
|Where to display it
Name of vessel and port of registry
Readable letters of Latin alphabet and Arabic or Roman numerals that are at least 10 cm high
For pleasure craft and air cushion vehicle (hovercraft):
For commercial vessels:
Net registered tonnage and official number
Block-type Arabic numerals that are at least 4 cm high
On a clearly visible interior structural part of the hull, mark:
If you used the Assigned Formal Tonnage method, only the O.N. needs to be marked since the net tonnage will not appear on your Certificate of Registry.