Is she registered?
For part one, the name must not be changed to that of a vessel already registered under that name
'Following receipt of all relevant documentation
and the appropriate fee, the Registrar will issue a carving and marking note to the owner. In the case of a private boat under 24 metres the owner is required to arrange for the newly issued Official Number and registered tonnage to be marked on the main beam or on a readily accessible visible permanent part of the boat. The name and Port of Choice must be marked conspicuously on the stern.'
If you are only sailing in home waters with no registration
.... Do as you wish .... But those in the know will know you are not a proper blue water
cruiser ! : devil:
Hope this helps