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Old 09-24-2015, 05:30 PM   #135
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Originally Posted by what_barnacles View Post
I dont believe even that is a reason.

Recreational boats DO NOT need to be documented. Thus no fines or levies for not having the documentation papers. It's strictly voluntary.

All that is required is the state registration. The state numbers must be displayed unless documentation papers are used to supersede that requirement.
It generally isn't but there are times it may be, not so much as a matter of law, but due to the specific customs official. Regardless, the USCG considers it to be a matter worthy of urgency.
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