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City harbormaster to begin enforcing 2014 boat registrations

It’s the beginning of a new year for boat owners.

Bainbridge police and harbor officials remind owners that 2013 vessel registrations expired in June.

“The grace period has ended, and owners of vessels that are not currently registered are now subject to a $257 ticket,” stated Police Chief Matthew Hamner.

Marine officers will begin patrolling the water and docks for expired registrations.

All vessels subject to registration must have an orange 2014 Washington State vessel registration decal.

For more information, contact Marine Officer Ben Sias at bsias@bainbridgewa.gov or harbormaster Tami Allen at tallen@bainbridgewa.gov.

Boat owners can also refer to Chapter 88.02.550 of the Revised Code of Washington.

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