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Old 01-23-2013, 11:46 AM
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I will be selling my boat, should I remove the FL registration sticker??

I know the decal is linked to my partners DL, and I guess that forces the new owner to retitle to boat to his name in order to obtain the new decal.

any suggestions???
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Originally Posted by JoseG View Post
I will be selling my boat, should I remove the FL registration sticker??

I know the decal is linked to my partners DL, and I guess that forces the new owner to retitle to boat to his name in order to obtain the new decal.

any suggestions???

Just find out ahead time to make sure. I bought a used boat, here in FL, and the same reg numbers were used when I went to register boat in my name. I was glad that I did not rip them off.

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Reg numbers are not like a lic plate, they stay with the hull. Leave them on, youll be doing the buyer a favor.
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Life partner? ;?

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Originally Posted by #1Stunna View Post
Salt Life partner? ;?

Fixed it for you!

I think Jose is talking about the registration sticker and not the FL numbers ;? and any liability that would fall on his partner should something happen involving the boat before it is transferred to the new owners name...
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Guys, he's talking about the registration decal, not the FL #'s.

You can remove or leave it alone. It won't matter. Date the boat was sold is all you need. It's not a license plate.


FTR. the FL#'s stay on the boat.
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Everyone is correct that the #s stay with the boat.

I, for one, think it's a great idea for you to remove the square registration STICKER upon sale. You will retain the upper part of the title and are supposed to send it in to document the sale, but I think taking the reg sticker off is a good "subtle" way to get the new owner to register in a timely fashion.

I've sold a dozen watercraft and never occured to me to do that.
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Originally Posted by SoulDeepDan View Post
Fixed it for you!

I think Jose is talking about the registration sticker and not the FL numbers ;? and any liability that would fall on his partner should something happen involving the boat before it is transferred to the new owners name...
Guys, I'm talking about the registration decal, not the FL #s like SoulDeep mentions.

Not a live partner, just boat partner....\



Originally Posted by Flot View Post
Everyone is correct that the #s stay with the boat.

I, for one, think it's a great idea for you to remove the square registration STICKER upon sale. You will retain the upper part of the title and are supposed to send it in to document the sale, but I think taking the reg sticker off is a good "subtle" way to get the new owner to register in a timely fashion.

I've sold a dozen watercraft and never occured to me to do that.
Yes, that the whole idea...
I sold a trailer a few months ago, and let the buyer "borrow" the plate, never got the plate back and now is somehow "missing"

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