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Old 31-01-2016, 01:22   #136
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Re: Registering a yacht in Australia

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How tall are the lettering for the ON & LOA have you used? The "wherever possible not less than 100mm" is a bit extreme.

Been playing with photoshop and even 50mm letters is a bit much

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I dont have it official, but someone at Amsa told me they are not that fussy on recreational vessels. The requirement is written for large vessels commerical vessels. I was asking because i wanted to reduce mine to 80mm being state size. But in the end i kept my 100mm internal marking which is carved in wood. But no one examines the boat.

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Old 31-01-2016, 01:25   #137
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On the transom the letters were as specified but inside I didn't bother with LOA.

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I used 75 mm letters for the name on the bows and inside I used 25 mm letters for ON & LOA engraved on a SS plate that was then riveted to the bulkhead. This was on a 30' boat and the person who signed the marking note was happy. Mind you, it was awhile ago - sometime in the '80s...
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Old 31-01-2016, 02:26   #139
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Mine were done at 40mm cut in black and white plastic and glued to the bulkhead.

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Old 31-01-2016, 02:45   #140
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Re: Registering a yacht in Australia

My boat's never had the bulkhead marking. Planning to add one as we are currently freshening the insides up. Having said that, there's a form AMSA should have issued you that requires a witness to verify you have marked the vessel up correctly. The witness can be basically anyone.
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Old 31-01-2016, 17:54   #141
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I rather like ours, carved into the main forward deck beam. Very "salty".

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Old 15-04-2016, 00:19   #142
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Re: Registering a yacht in Australia

My rego process has been finished for a while now, but I'm waiting on my father to send me the rego papers.

A few weeks back my cousin bought an Ovni in Asia and now I'm giving my "expert advice" to help him through his registration process.

BTW I was very happy that AMSA accepted my Swedish VHF licence for getting an MMSI, saved a lot of hassle, although the stupidity that you cannot reprogram the VHF MMSI yourself is going to cause a pain when I'm next on board

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