1. Can be documented anywhere.
2. Must have #'s permanently embedded in boat 3-4 inches high (inside bilge is normal).
3. Papers are mailed every year to the address the unit is documented.
4. If you are traveling in different waters you are supposively responsibl for notifying the coast guard you are there.
5. You still have to get state registraton (sticker). They want your money!
6. Name and port of call must be on trnsom 4 inches high in a contrasting color(s).