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The FL # must be painted or affixed to both sides of the bow (forward half) of the boat.
The FL # must be in block letters at least three (3) inches high.
The FL # must read from left to right and must contrast in color with the hull and be in legible condition at all times.
The letters must be separated from the numbers by a space or hyphen equal to the letter width. (Example: FL 0000 AA)
The FL # issued to a boat is permanent and remains with the boat as long as it is operated or stored in Florida.
The decal must be displayed on the front port (left) side of the boat within six (6) inches of the FL #. It may be placed immediately before or after the FL #. (Any decals for a previous year must be removed from the boat.)
On a documented boat, the decal must be displayed on the front port (left) side of the boat and my be affixed to a window or windshield on the front port (left) side of the boat.
When a dealer is demonstrating, testing or promoting a boat, the FL # and decal should be affixed to a removable sign that can be temporarily (but firmly) mounted upon or attached to the boat.