How Do You Find Out the Owner of a Boat by Hull Number?

The hull number, also referred to as the HIN, can be used with a HIN checker, such as HinValid. HIN checkers work similar to that of a vehicle history report, which looks up all the information pertaining to the ownership of the boat. They can also clear up any errors found in connection to the hull number.

Use the following instructions to use a HIN checker.

  1. Navigate to HINValid
  2. Navigate to the HINValid website.

  3. Input the HIN number
  4. Input the HIN number found on the rear of the boat into the search engine.

  5. Check results
  6. Observe the results to see whether there are errors.