HIN (Hull Identification Number)
Required as an identification system on registerable boats. The HIN is a unique number fixed in 2 locations to the boat, one on the transom and one in a hidden location known by the manufacturer / importer. The 15 characters that comprise the HIN identify the country, manufacturer, serial number, date of manufacture and design.
HIN plates have the text and graphics embedded into the sapphire hard anodic layer. The plates will resist salt water, outdoor exposure, abrasion, chipping and most industrial solvents and chemicals.