Hail port is simply put the home city and state of your boat. It is really popular to put your boat name above your boat lettering and the home city and state of your boat below that. That part is known as the hail port. A picture is worth 1000 words so here is a picture of a hail port on the back of one of our customers boats. This is a great example of boat name letters and a hail port.
There really is no set regulations or limits to where and how you can install your hail port lettering on your boat. From our experience you will find that most people put the hail port and the boat name graphic on the back of the boat. Typically most boats have a spot on the aft stern section which makes a perfect place to adhere vinyl lettering.
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