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Registering your boat is an important step in boat ownership. Requirements vary from state to state, and depending on the size and type of your boat, registration numbers and validation stickers may need to be displayed. Click on your state to find out how to register your boat, requirements, regulations and to get more information.
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By registering your boat, you are helping to keep boating a safe and enjoyable pastime for you and all other boaters.
The fee that you pay with your boat registration helps both protect and enhance your state’s aquatic natural resources today and for generations to come.
In some states, your boat registration serves as documentation to prove that you are the rightful owner of a vessel.
In most of the states, all motorboats must be registered in the state of primary use and follow the state boating laws and regulations.
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