Identification umber is to be permanently affixed into the hull or hull member
, or on a plate, such that the removal
of the HIN or plate would be obvious and non-normal to the surrounding surfaces or area. No character of the HIN is to be less than 6 mm (.250”) in height and width. The HIN is to be located as follows:
On the transom above the load waterline (preferably on the upper starboard quadrant.)
* The starboard side at the aft end of the hull that bears the rudder
mechanism if the boat
has no transom.
* The outermost starboard side at the aft end of the hull, if the boat has more than one hull and no transom.