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Boatbuilder's Handbook

Part 1—Regulations and Other Information

SUBPART C—IDENTIFICATION OF BOATS

Sample Hull Identification Number (HIN) Format

Example: ABC00001J203

ABC

00001

J2

03

Manufacturers Identification Code
Hull Serial Number
Date of Manufacture or Certification
Model Year
Key to Month of Manufacture or Certification
A = JAN
G = JUL
B = FEB
H = AUG
C = MAR
I = SEP
D = APR
J = OCT
E = MAY
K = NOV
F = JUN
L = DEC

 

NOTE: Date of manufacture in the above HIN is October 02 and the model year is 2003.

 

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